North Dakota Oil Spill Raises Concerns, Helps Justify Pipeline ProtestThe discovery of an oil spill earlier this month at a western North Dakota pipeline has drawn heightened attention because of the battle over the Dakota Access oil pipeline being built about 150 miles to the southeast.
Feds Block Dakota Access Oil Pipeline Route, Protesters CelebrateThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters, who argued the project would threaten the tribe's water source and cultural sites.
Next Test For Pipeline Protesters: The North Dakota WinterHundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline are shrugging off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid temperatures that have swirled around their large encampment on the North Dakota grasslands, so far.
Oil Pipeline: Trump's Stock In Company Raises ConcernWith President-elect Donald Trump holding stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, pipeline opponents warn that Trump's investments could affect any decision he makes on the $3.8 billion project as president.
After Tense Standoff, Pipeline Protesters Staying Near CampProtesters attempting to block the Dakota Access oil pipeline were staying near their encampment Saturday following two days of confrontations that resulted in more than a hundred arrests and a barricade of burned-out vehicles blocking a North Dakota highway.
Oil Pipeline Protesters Burn Vehicles, Set RoadblockProtesters ousted from private land where they tried to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline set fire to vehicles and built roadblocks along a North Dakota state highway where they faced off Friday with authorities.
Oil Pipeline Protesters Brace For Confrontation With PoliceProtesters trying to stop construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline are preparing for a confrontation with police Thursday after the demonstrators refused to leave private land in the pipeline's path.
Officials Shoot At Drone During Pipeline Protests, Arrest 126Authorities fired at an unmanned aircraft and a group of Dakota Access pipeline opponents twice blocked a North Dakota state highway Sunday, capping a weekend of protests.
Emails Show Machinations Behind Clinton's Shift On PipelineHacked emails show the Hillary Clinton campaign wrestling with how to announce her opposition to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline without losing the support of labor unions that supported to project.
Feds Say They Won't Evict Growing Pipeline Protest CampThe sprawling encampment that has become a living protest against the four-state Dakota Access pipeline has most everything it needs to be self-sustaining — food, firewood, fresh water and shelter. Everything, that is, except permission to be on the federal land in North Dakota.
21 Protesters Arrested At Dakota Oil Pipeline SitesLaw enforcement authorities in North Dakota say 21 people protesting at two construction sites of the Dakota Access pipeline have been arrested.