Activists vow to defy federal order to leave Dakota pipeline protest site - News Summed Up

Activists vow to defy federal order to leave Dakota pipeline protest site


The Oceti Sakowin camp is seen during a protest against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline. Organizers said at a news conference Saturday at the main protest site, where about 5,000 people have camped, that they had no intention of moving. North Dakota Gov. Demonstrators have protested for months against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline, owned by Energy Transfer Partners, saying it poses a threat to water resources and sacred Native American sites. The company says the pipeline would carry Bakken shale oil more cheaply and safely from North Dakota to Illinois en route to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries.


Source: Washington Post November 27, 2016 00:06 UTC



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