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.

A total of 8,170 cubic yards of debris was removed from Sacred Stone, Oceti Sakowin and Rosebud, according to Army Corps Capt. Ryan Hignight. The Corps does not know the condition of the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, where anti-DAPL activists are holed up.

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