Tag : Dakota Access Pipeline
title : Pope Francis on Dakota Pipeline Dispute: 'Native People Have Rights Over Their Lands'
summary : Pope Francis insists indigenous groups must give prior consent to any economic activity affecting their ancestral lands -- a view conflicting with Trump administrators who are pushing to build a $3.8 billion oil pipeline over opposition from American Indians.
date : Feb 15, 2017 02:24 PM EST
title : Army Corps of Engineers Halt Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline
summary : Protesters are celebrating what Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault II calls "a win for all of America" after the Army Corps of Engineers denied a permit for the controversial pipeline. The Dakota Access Pipeline runs from Bakken oil fields in North Dakota and goes all the way to Patoka, Illinois.
date : Dec 06, 2016 08:16 AM EST