Dakota Access Pipeline - Standing Rock Sioux encampment
near St. Anthony, North Dakota
September 25, 2016
The Dakota Access Pipeline under construction, will transport light, sweet crude oil from the North Dakota Bakken region through South Dakota and Iowa into Illinois.
The Standing Rock Sioux, whose tribal lands are a half-mile south of the proposed route, say the pipeline would desecrate sacred burial and prayer sites, and could leak oil into the Missouri and Cannon Ball rivers, on which the tribe relies for...