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Standing Rock update from the pipeline and the courtroom

Here is the latest, as of May 16, 2017. Oil is in the pipe Oil is in the pipe and they are bringing it up to pressure.  The actual first deliveries, and use of the pipe to transport oil, will … Continue reading

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Secret Recording from Energy Transfer Partners Meeting

Shaun King has posted a secret recording apparently made in the past few days at a meeting between Energy Transfer Partners and investors or shareholders of some kind. Here are some key points: The speaker is clearly trying to reassure the … Continue reading

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Dakota Access’s Trail of Broken Laws

There are several laws and regulations designed specifically to prevent the kind of conflict the world is witnessing at Standing Rock.  Energy Transfer Partners and the US Army Corp willfully ignored these laws and created the current crisis.  While thousands … Continue reading

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Dakota Pipeline knew about Standing Rock concerns 2 1/2 years ago

Here is the audio recording of Energy Transfers Partner’s (ETP) meeting with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (SRST) on September 30, 2014. The recording is astounding for its replication of current arguments.  The SRST clearly states their primary concerns are … Continue reading

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Time for pressure: What you can do for Standing Rock now

Shit is going down and now is the time for the general public to apply meaningful pressure. WHAT HAPPENED THESE LAST FEW DAYS Sunday night (November 20), local law enforcement deliberately doused unarmed non-violent people with water cannons in 25F … Continue reading

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Upside-Down Flags, Standing Rock, and the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest: Background and Basic Facts

Here are the basic facts.  There’s an oil boom in North Dakota in a region called the Bakken oil fields, which produces high quality oil, so pure that some workers up there have put unrefined Bakken crude oil straight into … Continue reading

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Why Cheap Gas Implies Worse Things for the Climate than the Keystone Pipeline

In November, the House of Representatives approved the Keystone XL Pipeline. The Rosebud Sioux, whose land the pipeline would run through, responded by declaring, “We are a sovereign nation…. We will close our reservation borders to Keystone XL. Authorizing Keystone … Continue reading

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