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Bridge near pipeline protest likely to reopen – eventually

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 …

Pipeline spills 176,000 gallons of oil in North Dakota creek

Officials estimate more than 176,000 gallons of crude oil leaked from a pipeline into a North Dakota creek.

Quinault Nation celebrates Army Corps decision on Dakota oil pipeline

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 …

Pipeline delays cost builder millions, risking contract loss

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 …

Could Dakota Access pipeline move after permit is denied?

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 …

Trump supports Dakota Pipeline and will review Obama’s rejection

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 …

North Dakota emergency officials: We won’t let pipeline protesters freeze

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 …

Pipeline protest arrests strain North Dakota’s court system

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 …

Order to disperse could have little effect on oil pipeline protest camp

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 …

Tribe calls for pipeline opponents to boycott Bismarck

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.

Officers douse Dakota oil pipeline protesters in subfreezing weather

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 …

Dakota Access oil pipeline developer won’t consider reroute

The head of the company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline says the company won’t consider rerouting it to address American Indian concerns.

Dakota Access pipeline decision unlikely until early 2017

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 …

Dakota pipeline company seeks court permission to proceed with plan

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 …

Army Corps’ latest Dakota oil pipeline delay purely political, company says

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 …

Pipeline protesters force lockdown of North Dakota Capitol

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a large group of Dakota Access protesters has caused the state Capitol in Bismarck to be locked down.

Oil billionaire considered to lead Energy Dep’t

President-elect Donald Trump is considering oil billionaire Harold Hamm and North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer to lead the Department of Energy.

Dozens of pipeline protesters arrested in latest skirmish

Law officers arrested about three dozen Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters in a confrontation that also shut down a state highway.

Army Corps wants more cooperation from Dakota Access company

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.

GOP congressman says Trump could help oil pipeline completion

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.

Clergy join Dakota Access pipeline protesters for ceremony

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 …

Obama says Army Corps examining Dakota oil pipeline route

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 …

North Dakota borrowing another $4M for protest costs

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.

Pipeline protesters demonstrate through Facebook check-ins

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 …

Anti-pipeline protester asked for $5,000 – got $1 million

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 …

State, federal agency seek damages for Yellowstone oil spill

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.

Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters burn vehicles, set roadblock

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.

Police evict oil pipeline protesters from private land

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.

North Dakota officials shoot at drone; 127 arrested during weekend of pipeline protests

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.

Cherokee Nation donates to North Dakota pipeline fight

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.