Protestors arrested as Dakota Access Pipeline company pledges to continue construction

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The company behind the highly controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, planned to extend across 1,168 miles and four US states, has stated it plans to move forward with the project on Tuesday. This announcement comes on the heels of worldwide protests and the US government stepping in to temporarily block construction on federal land.

Last Friday, a federal judge rejected an attempt by Standing Rock Sioux tribal leaders to halt the pipeline’s construction, only to have the US government… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Oil company sics attack dogs on Native American protestors in North Dakota

 

A protest against a proposed oil pipeline turned violent on Saturday as Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners unleashed pepper spray and attack dogs against a group of Native American activists. The protestors have been attempting the halt the construction of a $3.8 billion oil pipeline that would cut directly through their tribal land and scared burial grounds in North Dakota.

 

At least six protestors have suffered bites from security dogs, including a young child,… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building