Dakota Access Pipeline Foes: We Aren't Done Fighting Yet

Canadian ministers have welcomed the news of the Keystone XL approval including Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr who said 'it’s a good project for both Canada and the United States.'

Buffalo has been at the camp since August, when tensions started to flare up between law enforcement officers and protesters, who have been backed by Hollywood celebrities, veterans and other activists.

It added: "The heart of standing rock beats everywhere, the fire has been taken by 10,000 potential organizers nationwide and we need you to hit the ground immediately". And on Wednesday, he doubled down.

President Donald Trump said the pipelines will create tens of thousands of jobs.

He took aim at one in particular today.

Linstrom thinks that protests and rallies bring people together and make connections which help maintain the present momentum to resist Trump's policies, especially the ones that restrict the rights of other Americans. Jan Hasselman, a lawyer representing the Standing Rock Sioux and employed by Earthjustice, Trump's Tuesday decision flies in the face of recent reviews into the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Perhaps two dozen people walked to the Backwater Bridge blockade to pray, a demonstration that lasted less than an hour. "Our campaign has always lent strong support to pipeline fights - our members got arrested outside of the White House in 2014 to protest the Keystone pipeline, and [former president Barack] Obama listened". "And they're not giving us an opportunity to voice our concerns". While many Trump supporters are touting this action as a great chance for Americans to find employment with construction work on the pipeline, many environmentalists are fighting back, with claims that the pipeline is neither safe nor necessary.

But DAPL opponents are feeling the pressure as reports show Trump will sign executive orders Tuesday approving both the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, both of which were blocked by the Obama administration.

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"People being sprayed with water cannons in subzero degree temperatures trying to protect not only the earth, but indigenous sovereignty and indigenous rights".

White House spokesman Sean Spicer reminded reporters that President Donald Trump is supportive of finishing the Dakota Access pipeline - something he spoke about several times during the USA election. Curb said he wishes he could have stayed longer than a week and is disappointed that in the end the pipeline might be built.

"America has to stand up and we all have to go to D.C. because this is not the issue that's going to kill this country".



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