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Money Continues To Flow Despite Camp Closure

Despite being evacuated from their camp at the end of February, activists protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline have continued to raise significant amounts of money. In the past month, protesters have received over $165,000 in new donations, according to a Standing Rock Fact Checker analysis of 410 crowdfunding accounts, which, as of March 22, totaled a whopping $13,814,230.…

Eco-Terrorists Commit “Felony Vandalism”

Authorities in Iowa and South Dakota are investigating a series of “coordinated physical attacks” on the Dakota Access Pipeline.

The Associated Press reported Tuesday that someone used a blowtorch to burn a hole in an above ground safety valve connected to the pipeline. The incident, which was characterized as “felony vandalism” by the South Dakota attorney general’s office, marks a new low for the month’s long protests against the project.…

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Deception of the Black Snake

Located just 150 miles upriver from Standing Rock lies the Fort Berthold Reservation, home to the Three Affiliated Tribes — the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara — known as MHA Nation. Unlike Standing Rock, the Three Affiliated Tribes have openly embraced the oil and gas industry and to date have collected more than $800 million in royalties.…

Spring Flooding Predicted To Be Greater Than Normal In North Dakota

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, North Dakota faces a risk of major flooding this spring as warmer than average temperatures are forecasted for the Northern Plains.

Tom Graziano, Ph.D., director of NOAA’s Office of Water Prediction said, “snowpack is heavy in the West and northern plains, and if our long term warm-up coincides with spring rains, already saturated soils will not be able to absorb the increased water, which would lead to increased runoff and potential flooding.”

This comes on the heels of local predictions of earlier than average spring floods on the Missouri River where protest camps were recently evacuated and cleaned up – 835 dumpsters were removed at a cost of $1.1 million to taxpayers.…

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More Than 800 Dumpsters Of Garbage Hauled Away At Dakota Campsites

Chris White | Daily Caller

Federal officials carted away nearly 1,000 dumpsters of garbage from the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protest campsites on government land in North Dakota.

The Army Corps of Engineers completed its $1.1 million cleanup at the Sacred Stone campsite last week. Sanitation crews hauled away 845 dumpsters of trash remaining at four sites devoted to housing opponents of the multi-billion oil project.…

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