Activists to Hold Eco-Terrorist Training Camp

Professional protesters looking to polish up their skill sets may look to travel to Canada later this month to attend an eco-terrorism training camp.

The two-day “Tactical Preparation Course” will teach you “skill sets founded on stealthy movement through the woods to get to an industrial resource extraction site undetected to conduct an activist action,” according to a Facebook page promoting the class.…

Pipeline Protester Drives 10K Miles, Wants You To Chip In For Gas

An activist claiming to have driven over 10,000 miles in order to protest pipelines is now asking hardworking Americans to chip in for gas so he can drive another 2,300 miles.

“I’ve got almost 2,300 miles to go to get back to the reasons I enlisted in this battle and need a little help from friends,” wrote Josh Michener in a recent Facebook post promoting his GoFundMe page.…

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.…

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.…

Anti-Dakota Access Ad Overlooks Key Facts

A new television ad produced by the Lakota People’s Law Project staring anti-pipeline agitator Chase Iron Eyes attempts to sideline basic facts about the nearly complete Dakota Access Pipeline.

CLAIM: The Dakota Access Pipeline was supposed to run 10 miles north of Bismarck, North Dakota, but was rerouted away from the city But when regulators saw it posed a threat to Bismarck’s water supply they

WHAT’S FALSE:  The pipeline’s current route, which crosses Lake Oahe north of the Standing Rock Reservation, was always the intended and preferred route.…