Buoyed By Keystone XL, Pipeline Opponents Want President Biden To ActAfter President Joe Biden revoked Keystone XL’s presidential permit and shut down construction of the long-disputed pipeline that was to carry oil from Canada to Texas, opponents of other pipelines hoped the projects they’ve been fighting would be next.
Federal Judge Orders Dakota Access Pipeline Shut Down For More Environmental ReviewA federal judge on Monday sided with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is done.
Tribe Files Formal Request For Hearing On Pipeline ExpansionThe Standing Rock Sioux has requested a hearing on a plan by the developer of the Dakota Access Pipeline to double the line's capacity. Tribal Chairman Mike Faith says in a letter to state regulators that doubling the pipeline's capacity increases the "consequences as well as the likelihood" of an oil spill.
Landowners' Lawsuit Over Dakota Access Goes To Appeals CourtAttorneys for the 21 landowners are scheduled to take their argument before an 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Thursday.
U.S. Bank Stadium Protester Pleads Guilty To MisdemeanorOne of two protesters at a Minnesota Vikings game in January 2017 pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor public nuisance charge on Tuesday.
Gov't Asks Judge To Reject Injured Pipeline Protester's Evidence RequestThe government is asking a federal judge to reject a request for evidence to be returned to a New York City woman who suffered a serious arm injury in an explosion while protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota.
Spill Response Plan Ruled Mandatory For Dakota Access Pipeline"Although the court is not suggesting that a similar leak is imminent at Lake Oahe, the fact remains that there is an inherent risk with any pipeline."
2 Sentenced To Jail Time For Pipeline ProtestsProtests against the pipeline resulted in 761 arrests from August 2016 to February 2017.
N.D. Tribal Leader Bashes Deal With Dakota Access Pipeline BuilderThe leader of the Standing Rock Sioux and an attorney for private North Dakota landowners believe the builder of the Dakota Access pipeline got off too lightly when it settled allegations that it violated rules including those dealing with artifacts discoveries.
North Dakota Borrows $5M To Cover Policing Costs For Pipeline ProtestNorth Dakota officials on Monday approved borrowing more cash from the state-owned bank to cover policing costs related to protests over the Dakota Access pipeline.
Trial For Woman Accused In DAPL Protest Shooting Moved To FargoThe trial for a Denver woman accused of shooting at law enforcement officers during a protest against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota has been moved from Bismarck to Fargo.
Company That Built DAPL Sues Greenpeace The company that built the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline filed a lawsuit against Greenpeace and other groups on Tuesday, alleging that they disseminated false and misleading information about the project and interfered with its construction.
Dakota Access Pipeline To Begin Shipping OilThe developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, which is expected to begin shipping oil on Thursday, will face scrutiny later this summer on whether it violated North Dakota rules during construction.
DAPL System Leaked More Than 100 Gallons Of Oil In MarchThe Dakota Access pipeline and a feeder line leaked more than 100 gallons of oil in North Dakota in separate incidents in March as crews prepared the disputed $3.8 billion pipeline for operation.
Oil Pipeline Opponents Going After The MoneyOpposition to the Dakota Access oil pipeline has persuaded some banks to stop supporting projects that might harm the environment or tread on indigenous rights, but calling the divest movement a success might be a stretch.