Dakota Access Pipeline
Jun 2017

“The Corps is just starting to grapple with the issues the court has identified.”

Standing Rock tribe wins a hollow victory

Jazz Shaw Jun 15, 2017 9:21 AM

A bit late for that now, isn’t it?

May 2017

“We are very pleased to bring this important infrastructure project…into service on June 1.”

Fire near Dakota Access Pipeline site ruled arson

John Sexton May 01, 2017 3:21 PM

“About $70,000 damage was done to a contractor-owned skid loader…and $75,000 to pipeline equipment.”

Mar 2017

Dakota Access Pipeline sabotaged in two states

John Sexton Mar 22, 2017 1:41 PM

“someone burned a hole through an above-ground section of an oil pipeline”

… and the first two don’t count

Best get out of the way because this is happening

Feb 2017

“Can you claim a property interest in the land as well as the water?”

“It’s a mess down there, so it’s really, really hard to find these animals and get them.”

The Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp is no more

John Sexton Feb 23, 2017 5:21 PM

“Police moved on the camp Thursday morning in dozens of armored personnel carriers…”

“There’s a lot of sadness right now.”

Best clear out before the bulldozers arrive

“Many times people credit Vatican officials with far too much long-range, strategic thinking.”

“The mere presence of the oil in the pipeline renders the water spiritually impure.”

Because that’s worked so well for everyone else

“Haven’t had one call” complaining about approving DAPL.

It’s black snake time.

“If the easement is granted, construction on the controversial oil pipeline would resume.”

“This group’s actions do not represent the tribe nor the original intent of the water protectors.”

Have you ever heard that “Isn’t it ironic” song?

Jan 2017

“when the floodwaters come up, that waste is going to be contaminating the water.”

“A study could take up to two years…”

A guy can dream, right?

94.5% of those arrested came from outside the state.

Funny how he doesn’t care to tell the story now

“Just give me my hometown back.”

Dec 2016

“if convicted, the state would seek $1,000 from each defendant…”

“you are right we are escalating this…”

“I think we can get this handled rather quickly in a Trump administration.”

“A civilian leader in the Army made the decision to deny an easement…”

“Too little, too late. Worthless.”

One last act of defiance for Obama

“Life-threatening wind chills and towering snow drifts could mean the greatest challenge is simple survival.”

“protesters claim Wells Fargo is helping finance the companies building the pipeline…”

Nov 2016

“The decision by the Army Corps is a needed step to support the safety of residents, workers, protesters, and law enforcement.”

Freezing water and fire bombs, oh my!