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Will last year’s Dakota Access Pipeline protests affect future projects?

Jun 1, 2017
After nearly a year of opposition, the controversial pipeline is now fully operational.
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Last of pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp

Feb 22, 2017
Most left peacefully, but some were arrested after the government's deadline to leave the area.
Campers set structures on fire in preparation of the Army Corp's deadline to leave the Oceti Sakowin protest camp today in Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Activists and protesters have occupied the Standing Rock Sioux reservation for months in opposition to the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
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FERC loses a member, throwing a wrench into pipeline approvals

Jan 27, 2017
The agency that OKs pipelines will be stalled on a number of key builds for the foreseeable future.

Some worry proposed laws in multiple states could stifle dissent

Jan 27, 2017
We’ve seen a lot of protests in the past year. Millions of people have taken to the streets to support the Black Lives Matter movement, protest the Dakota Access Pipeline and push back on the policies of President Donald Trump.…

How the steel industry is reacting to President Trump

Jan 25, 2017
A steel company president says people in the steel world are "gaga for Trump"

Will Trump's pipeline order really bring more U.S. steel jobs?

Jan 25, 2017
The executive order's actual economic effects on U.S. steel and iron production are unclear.
Miles of unused pipe, prepared for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, sit in a North Dakota lot back in 2014.
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Pipeline denial is a victory for opponents of fossil fuels

Dec 5, 2016
Environmentalists hope to block new gas and oil pipelines while renewables catch up.
Activists celebrate at Oceti Sakowin Camp on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation outside Cannon Ball, North Dakota. The Army Corps of Engineers notified the Standing Rock Sioux on December 4 that the current route for the Dakota Access pipeline will be denied. 

 
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Protests of the Dakota Access Pipeline have momentum

Sep 23, 2016
The question is what that momentum will look like under a different political environment.
Protesters display signs during a rally on September 13, 2016 in San Diego, California, in support for the protestors at Standing Rock, North Dakota who are fighting construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. 
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