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Stand Together and Resist Pipelines

On Wednesday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers granted the final easement allowing Energy Transfer Partners to proceed with construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline by drilling under the Missouri River just north of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, which paves the way for construction of the final 1.5 miles of the almost 1,200-mile pipeline. ...

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President Trump’s Pipeline Orders Threaten Public Waters

Today, President Trump signed presidential memorandums to advance construction of the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL pipelines that will threaten the water supplies of millions, including the Standing Rock Sioux. Waterkeeper Alliance, a global movement uniting more than 300 Waterkeeper Organizations and Affiliates across the world, says the order means dire consequences for the ...

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The Legal Reasons DAPL Is Not Dead

Daniel E. Estrin is General Counsel and Legal Director for Waterkeeper Alliance. Like many concerned citizens, I initially felt great relief on December 4th when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will not grant Energy Transfer Partners an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to cross the Missouri River at Lake ...

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Waterkeeper Alliance Responds to Dakota Access Pipeline Permit Decision

Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will not grant an easement that would have allowed the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under the Missouri River at Lake Oahe, effectively halting Energy Transfer Partners illegal construction on the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s ancestral homelands. Waterkeeper Alliance thanks President Obama and Assistant ...

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Do You Stand With Standing Rock? #NoDAPL Month of Action Starts Today!

Water Protectors at Standing Rock are asking for your help with a Month of Solidarity through December. Here’s a few things you can do to help the folks on the ground at Oceti Sakowin camp: GO TO STANDING ROCK Be respectful and ready to work. It is essential that you prepare and plan for inclement ...

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Speaks At Standing Rock Reservation in Protest of Pipeline

Waterkeeper Alliance President says pipeline’s inevitable leak will poison drinking water of 18 million STANDING ROCK – Yesterday, to prevent one of the nation’s most egregious environmental injustices, Waterkeeper Alliance President Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. joined the fight at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, speaking in protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Since September, the people ...

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Stop Dakota Access Before It’s Too Late

Our deadly addiction to fossil fuels and ​our ​too slow transition to a clean energy economy is threatening our very existence, and ultimately ​forces citizens to take measures into their own hands, like the thousands who are engaging in non-violent protest in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.  Their reward?  Pepper spray, vicious attack ...

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Waterkeeper Alliance Calls on President Obama to Halt the Dakota Access Pipeline and Uphold the Rights of Water Protectors

Today, in a letter to President Obama, Waterkeeper Alliance called for the President, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to order an immediate halt to work on the Dakota Access Pipeline until a full, and comprehensive, review of the entire 1,200 mile pipeline is conducted to analyze the impacts to the land, water, and cultural ...

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Pipeline Protests: Many Tools, One United Goal

Written by Natalie Jensen, Legal Intern, Clean and Safe Energy Campaign After years of growth amidst opposition from concerned citizens, fossil fuel pipeline companies are finally losing some battles – but not without a fight. State and local governments have begun to stand with their citizens in blocking pipeline projects. While oil and gas corporations continue ...

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Waterkeeper Alliance Responds to Desecration of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Sacred Sites by Dakota Access Pipeline

NEW YORK, NY — September 6, 2016 —  This past Saturday, Energy Transfer Partners bulldozed historically and culturally significant Standing Rock Sioux tribal sites in its latest attempt to construct its massive 1,168 mile Dakota Access Pipeline project. Less than 24 hours before Energy Transfer Partners bulldozed these sites, the tribe had provided evidence that ...