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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 ...


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 ...


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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Waterkeepers Worldwide Stand in Solidarity with Sioux Nation to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline

NEW YORK, NY — Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Waterkeeper Alliance, and 93 Waterkeeper organizations worldwide sent a letter to Standing Rock Sioux tribal leaders today expressing solidarity and unwavering support for efforts to stop the Dakota Access pipeline that threatens their land, water, public health, and tribal rights. The letter, signed by Robert F. Kennedy, ...