Stories tagged: North Dakota
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 6:36 p.m.
Reopening a bridge near the main Dakota Access pipeline protest encampment is key to restoring better relations between the state and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, according to North Dakota’s …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
Officials estimate more than 176,000 gallons of crude oil leaked from a pipeline into a North Dakota creek.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 9:53 a.m.
Quinault Indian Nation President Fawn Sharp and others from the tribe arrived at the Standing Rock protest camp just in time to join in the celebration after the decision by …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
The completion of the Dakota Access oil pipeline has been delayed after the U.S. Army declined to grant an easement for the final few thousand feet under a Missouri River …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 2:22 p.m.
The Army Corps of Engineers’ refusal to grant a permit for the Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross beneath the Missouri River has focused more attention on alternative routes, but …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 11:33 a.m.
The Dakota Access Pipeline should be approved and President-elect Donald Trump will review the decision to deny a permit for the project once it takes office, a spokesman for Trump’s …
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 8:12 p.m.
The head of North Dakota’s emergency management services says the state is prepared to respond to Dakota Access pipeline protesters who may need help during a winter storm or some …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 4:13 p.m.
The hundreds of arrests during the months of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota have created an unprecedented burden for the state’s court system, which faces …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
A government order for protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline to leave federal land could have little immediate effect on the encampment where scores of people have been gathered for …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
The leader of the Cheyenne River Sioux in South Dakota is urging all opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline to boycott businesses in North Dakota’s capital city.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 9:11 a.m.
Authorities on Monday defended their decision to douse protesters with water during a skirmish in subfreezing weather near the Dakota Access oil pipeline, and organizers said at least 17 protesters …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 10:18 a.m.
The head of the company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline says the company won’t consider rerouting it to address American Indian concerns.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 10:06 a.m.
Court documents indicate a federal judge likely won’t decide until early next year whether to give the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline permission to finish the $3.8 billion …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 3:57 p.m.
The company building a $3.8 billion oil pipeline sought a federal judge’s permission Tuesday to circumvent President Barack Obama’s administration and move ahead with a disputed section of the project …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 1:19 p.m.
The Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to further delay construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline so that it can continue studying the issue and gather more input from the …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 10:21 a.m.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a large group of Dakota Access protesters has caused the state Capitol in Bismarck to be locked down.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 6:56 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump is considering oil billionaire Harold Hamm and North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer to lead the Department of Energy.
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
Law officers arrested about three dozen Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters in a confrontation that also shut down a state highway.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 9:36 a.m.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it’s trying to defuse tensions between Dakota Access pipeline protesters and law enforcement in North Dakota, but the pipeline’s developer isn’t cooperating.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
The North Dakota congressman who helped write Donald Trump’s pro-oil energy plan says Trump’s presidency might aid completion of the Dakota Access pipeline, should the dispute over the project linger.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Hundreds of clergy of various faiths joined protests Thursday against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, singing hymns, marching and ceremonially burning a copy of a 600-year-old …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 10:57 a.m.
President Barack Obama has called for “peace” and “restraint” on the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is examining whether the four-state project …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
North Dakota legislators will review an emergency request to borrow another $4 million to cover policing costs for the protest of the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 10:10 a.m.
By now, depending on your Facebook filter bubble, you’ve probably seen it: a Facebook friend “checking in” to Standing Rock, North Dakota, and then a separate post explaining the clever …
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
The crowdsourcing goal was modest: $5,000, enough to help a few dozen people camping in North Dakota to protest the nearby construction of the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline. The …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 10:20 a.m.
The state of Montana and U.S. Department of Interior say they’ll seek compensation for environmental damages caused by a 30,000-gallon pipeline spill into the Yellowstone River.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
Protesters ousted from private land where they tried to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline burned vehicles and built roadblocks along a North Dakota state highway where they …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 4:17 p.m.
Law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and firing bean bags and pepper spray evicted protesters Thursday from private land in the path of the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
Law enforcement officials fired at an unmanned aircraft and a group of Dakota Access pipeline opponents twice blocked a North Dakota state highway Sunday, capping a weekend of protests.
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016, 10:57 a.m.
The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma has donated $10,000 to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota to support its fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline.