A look at the conflict at Standing Rock

Marketplace Contributor Dec 2, 2016
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Protesters continue to camp out near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, even as cold weather hits. Scott Olson/Getty Images

A look at the conflict at Standing Rock

Marketplace Contributor Dec 2, 2016
Protesters continue to camp out near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, even as cold weather hits. Scott Olson/Getty Images
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For months, protesters have been in a standoff in North Dakota over a nearly $3.8 billion energy project called the Dakota Access Pipeline. Protesters are concerned the pipeline could harm the water supply near the Standing Rock reservation. The Energy Transfer Partners, the company who wants to build the pipeline, has said they will not re-route the project. Dan Gunderson, correspondent for Minnesota Public Radio, has been reporting from the Standing Rock protest camps. He sat down with us to break down the conflict. 

To listen to the full interview, tune in using the audio player above. 

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