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Demonstrators vow face-off against North Dakota pipeline.

- Protesters near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline are bracing for a stand-off with law enforcement as they face orders to evacuate a camp that has served as the base of their opposition to the multibillion-dollar project.

- Reuters - US

Study finds 6,600 fracking spills in four states over 10 years.

Brooks HaysFeb. 21 -- Between 2005 and 2014, fracking wells in Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota and Pennsylvania produced 6,648 spills.

- UPI - US

Deadline To Leave Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp Won't Be Extended.

BISMARCK, N.D. — The Army Corps of Engineers said it won't extend a Wednesday deadline for Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents to vacate their encampment on federal land in North Dakota.

- TPM News - US

Deadline to leave pipeline protest camp won't be extended.

BISMARCK, N.D. " The Army Corps of Engineers said it won't extend a Wednesday deadline for Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents to vacate their encampment on federal land in North Dakota.The camp has existed since August and...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Tennessee is considering making it legal to hit protesters with a car.

Tennessee lawmakers have proposed making it legal for drivers to run over protesters who block public streets. The Republican-sponsored legislation would protect motorists from civil liability if a protester were injured, provided the driver exercised "due care," The Huffington Post reports. The bill was introduced 10 days ...

- The Week - US

Deadline to leave pipeline protest camp won't be extended.

BISMARCK, N.D. — The Army Corps of Engineers said it won't extend a Wednesday deadline for Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents to vacate...

- Townhall.com - US

Deadline looms for Dakota Access pipeline protest camp.

Government officials have told Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters at an encampment in North Dakota that they have to leave.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Deadline looms for Dakota Access pipeline protest camp.

State and federal authorities have told Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters at an encampment in North Dakota to leave. But many in the camp say they're not going.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Court fight follows Democrats home.

Conservatives are aggressively ramping up their campaign to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court this week, using a rare congressional recess to needle vulnerable Senate Democrats into supporting President Donald Trump's high court nominee.A bloc of right-leaning groups are organizing events around the country to help ...

- POLITICO - US

Deadline looms for Dakota Access pipeline protest camp.

CANNON BALL, N.D. " State and federal authorities have told Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters at an encampment in North Dakota to leave. But many in the camp say they're not going.The deadline is Wednesday. It comes amid...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Update: The Situation At Dakota Access Protest Site.

As this week has worn on, the ongoing controversy surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline has been addressed by prominent public officials ranging from the Governor of North Dakota to Pope Francis. Meanwhile, polluted water has begun running off into the Cannonball River.

- Forbes.com - US

Scott Pruitt Confirmed To Lead Environmental Protection Agency

The Senate approved the longtime EPA critic on a 52-46 vote. Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota voted for him; Republican Susan Collins of Maine voted against.

- NPR - US

Scott Pruitt's name confirmed by Senate to lead Environmental Protection Agency

, Feb 18 : Scott Pruitt's name has been approved by the U.S. Senate to head the Environmental Protection Agency .The Senate confirmed Pruitt's name after lawmakers voted 52-46 in his favour.He got the support of Democratic senators Heidi Heitkamp and Joe Manchin as both voted in his favour.The two Democrats represent energy ...

- Sify - IN

Dakota Access Pipeline protesters meet with authorities over emergency evacuation order

Dakota Access Pipeline protesters at the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation in North Dakota met with state representatives Thursday.

- ABC News - US

Governor, Army Corps block deadline extension for Dakota pipeline protesters

Federal officials and North Dakota's governor on Thursday refused to extend next week's evacuation deadline for activists living in camps that have been a base for months for demonstrations against the multibillion-dollar Dakota Access oil pipeline. Opponents of the 1,170-mile ...

- The Raw Story - US

The Senate just confirmed Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA, despite unreleased emails

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteThe Senate voted 52-46 Friday to confirm Scott Pruitt as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency . Pruitt, formerly Oklahoma's attorney general, comes into the job as a high-profile legal opponent of the agency who has publicly touted his efforts to fight EPA regulations. Two ...

- Business Insider - US

Governor, Army Corps block deadline extension for Dakota pipeline protesters

By Terray Sylvester - Federal officials and North Dakota's governor on Thursday refused to extend next week's evacuation deadline for activists living in camps that have been a base for months for demonstrations against the multibillion-dollar Dakota Access oil pipeline. Opponents of the 1,170-mile line met with officials ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Army formally ends study of disputed pipeline crossing

The Army on Friday formally ended further environmental study of the Dakota Access oil pipeline's disputed crossing beneath a Missouri River reservoir in southern North Dakota.

- Stars and Stripes - US

As U.S. shale oil activity surges, sand could be in short supply

Demand for frac sand has surged in recent weeks as U.S. producers rush back to the oil patch, stoking concern that supplies of the key component of drilling may not be able to keep up with demand later this year, industry professionals said. The growing appetite for frac sand comes as oil producers have added hundreds of ...

- Yahoo! News Finance - US

Is The Bakken A Bust?

North Dakota has released December production data for the Bakken and for all North Dakota. They were a little shocking.Bakken production down 86,150 barrels per day 895,330 bpd. North Dakota production down 92,029 bpd to 942,455 bpd. It was noted that this the largest decline ever in North Dakota production. But it should ...

- OilPrice.com - US

DAPL Protest Camp Evacuated To Prevent Ecological Disaster

Governor Doug Burgum of North Dakota ordered on Wednesday the emergency evacuation of protestors stationed at the Oceti Sakowin protest camp, sitting right on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, as the builders of the Dakota Access pipeline near the end of construction. The Republican governor said in a ...

- OilPrice.com - US

State, feds address cleanup at oil pipeline protest camp

Federal and state officials announced plans Wednesday to accelerate cleanup at a camp in southern North Dakota that at times has housed thousands of Dakota Access pipeline opponents

- ABC News - US

Governor, Army Corps block deadline extension for Dakota pipeline protesters

By Terray Sylvester - Federal officials and North Dakota's governor on Thursday refused to extend next week's evacuation deadline...

- Townhall.com - US

N.D. Gov. urges protesters to leave amid cleanup

Federal and state officials announced plans Wednesday to accelerate cleanup at a camp in southern North Dakota that has housed hundreds and sometimes thousands of Dakota Access pipeline opponents.         

- USA TODAY - US

North Dakota Senate OKs bills aimed at pipeline protesters

BISMARCK, N.D. — A trio of North Dakota House measures influenced by the dispute between Dakota Access pipeline protesters and law enforcement sailed through the Republican-led Senate Thursday, though some Democrats called the bills an overreaction and unnecessary.

- Yahoo! News - US

Governor orders evacuation of Dakota Access protest camp

Ed AdamczykFeb. 16 -- North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum ordered an emergency evacuation of the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp, citing environmental damage and a flood threat.

- UPI - US

Jeans get governor booted from North Dakota Senate's floor

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum's preference for wearing jeans got him booted from the state Senate's floor.

- FOX News - US

Jeans get governor booted from North Dakota Senate's floor

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum's preference for wearing jeans got him booted from the state Senate's floor.Burgum, a...

- Townhall.com - US

Governor orders evacuation of Dakota pipeline protest camp

- The governor of North Dakota ordered protesters on Wednesday to evacuate a demonstration camp near the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline in the latest move to clear the area that has served as a base for opposition to the multibillion dollar project.

- Reuters - US

State, federal officials address cleanup at North Dakota pipeline protest camp

Officials fear the camp located near the Cannonball River will soon flood due to warm weather and rapid snowmelt

- The Globe and Mail - CA

The Latest: State to help with pipeline protest camp cleanup

BISMARCK, N.D. " The Latest on the Dakota Access pipeline protest camp :6:10 p.m.North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum says the state is willing to help clean up a camp on federal land that's been home at times to...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: State to help with pipeline protest camp cleanup

BISMARCK, N.D. — The Latest on the Dakota Access pipeline protest camp :

- Yahoo! News - US

Corps to accelerate cleanup at oil pipeline protest camp

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to hire a contractor to accelerate cleanup efforts at a camp in southern North Dakota that has housed hundreds and sometimes thousands of Dakota Access pipeline opponents.

- PhysOrg - NL

Corps to accelerate cleanup at oil pipeline protest camp

BISMARCK, N.D. " The Army Corps of Engineers plans to help accelerate cleanup efforts at a North Dakota camp that has housed hundreds and sometimes thousands of Dakota Access pipeline opponents.Officials fear the camp will...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Top Dakota Access Pipeline exe compares protesters to terrorists

REUTERS/Stephanie KeithA top executive at the company building the controversial Dakota Access pipeline is comparing pipeline opponents to terrorists. Joey Mahmoud, executive vice president of Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners, says protesters have "assaulted numerous pipeline personnel," destroyed millions of dollars' ...

- Business Insider - US

The trade war comes to the prairie

Doyle Lentz has grown barley, wheat, soybeans and canola for decades on his land in North Dakota, a farm that has been in the family for generations. Just outside of Rolla, North Dakota, a town of about 1,300 people west of the Red River Valley, his rolling, fertile land might seem a world away from coastal ports, ...

- POLITICO - US

U.S. Air Force test-launches Minuteman III missile

Washington Feb 10, 2017 U.S. Air Force personnel from bases in Minot, N.D., and Vandenberg, Calif., completed a test launch with an unarmed Minuteman III missile. The Minuteman is an intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, capable of carrying nuclear warheads. U.S. Air Force officials say the operational launch was ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

How will native tribes fight the Dakota Access Pipeline in court?

After the Army Corps of Engineers approved an easement for the North Dakota Pipeline, two tribes requested – unsuccessfully – to halt construction while their lawsuit over the project is resolved. AP Photo/Susan WalshOn Feb. 8 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reversed course and issued an easement allowing the ...

- The Conversation - UK

North Dakota bills could strip Dakota Access Pipeline protesters of their rights

Standing Rock protesters face five new threats.Military vehicles are staged near the path of the Dakota Access pipeline. CREDIT: AP Photo/James MacPhersonOver the weekend, veterans flocked to Standing Rock to shield Dakota Access Pipeline protesters from law enforcement — the second time they've done so in recent ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Are the Senkaku Islands Worth War Between China, Japan and America?

Doug Bandow Security, Asia More like World War III. Big wars sometimes start over small stakes. For instance, Germany's Iron Chancellor,' Otto von Bismarck, presciently warned that a European war would begin as a result of some damned foolish thing in the Balkans.' Soon, a royal assassination spawned World War I, which ...

- The National Interest - US

The Billionaire CEO Behind the Dakota Access Pipeline Would Rather Be Talking About Country Music

When he's not building pipelines, Kelcy Warren likes to write melancholy country ballads. In one, the Texas billionaire sees his girlfriend with his best friend and then takes a solitary drive to New Orleans, where he feels even more lonely in the lively crowd. Another song mourns a lost friend: "Do you ever talk with ...

- Mother Jones - US

350.org on Final Easement for Dakota Access Pipeline

350.orgWithin the next 24 hours, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expected to grant the final easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline that would allow construction to proceed under the Missouri River in North Dakota. The decision is coming after the Obama administration ordered the Army Corps to withhold the final ...

- Common Dreams - US

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