President of the North Dakota Petroleum Council Highlight Facts on Dakota Access

Ron Ness, President of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, penned an op-ed highlighting the key facts about North Dakota’s embattled energy project and the surrounding protests. According to Ness, the entire ‘debate’ has become one of “emotion and politics rather than reason, logic or science.”

Ness notes that he is consistently asked the same question about those unfamiliar with the project: “Why not make the pipeline extra thick?’…

Washington Times Editorial Calls for the Dakota Access’ Completion

The Washington Times followed numerous other media outlets in criticizing the Obama Administration’s handling of the Dakota Access pipeline. Their editorial blasts the clearly political move and calls for the project’s completion.

Below represents noteworthy critiques worth emphasizing:

“The rule of law matters, and enabling a few radicals, or even a few thousand, to overrule the will of the American people would be a tyranny of the minority.”

Former Governor Jack Dalrymple Respects the Facts, Incoming Governor Doug Burgum Should Do the Same

On his final full day in office, North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple penned an op-ed in the Billings Gazette entitled “Setting Record Straight on Dakota Access Pipeline.” Dalrymple highlights key project facts, condemns the #NoDAPL movement for terrorizing his state, and thanks law enforcement for their honorable service.

MAIN hopes that incoming Governor Doug Burgum will not only continue Dalrymple’s legacy of honoring the rule of law and fact, but also advocate as vocally for the completion of the Dakota Access project.…

Donna Brazile Pens Shamelessly Inaccurate Piece on Dakota Access

Yet another public figure has opined on the Dakota Access pipeline without using the facts. Donna Brazile, interim chair of the Democratic National Committee, issued her support for the Standing Rock Sioux while making a handful of inaccurate claims in a recent Medium post.

The following represents just a handful of her inaccuracies:

“The pipeline clearly never underwent an appropriate review in consultation with nearby residents and the tribal leaders.”

MAIN Coalition Applauds Colonel Henderson and the Army Corps for their Work Regardless of Political Outcome

Despite the announcement from the US Army Corps of Engineers regarding the Dakota Access pipeline’s final easement, the MAIN Coalition would like to highlight and commend the truly fantastic work executed by Colonel Henderson and his staff.

For over two years, Col. Henderson worked tirelessly planning and permitting the hundreds of miles of pipeline in his division.…