Activism

All forms of advocacy, esp. environmental groups.

"Sanders, Native Americans Say Oil Pipeline Will Poison Drinking Water"

"Sen. Bernie Sanders called on President Obama to take action against the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline during a protest outside the White House on Tuesday with members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other tribal nations."

Source: USA TODAY, 09/14/2016

Guard Put On Alert As Protesters Await Decision On N Dakota Pipeline

"The governor of North Dakota has activated the state's National Guard ahead of a U.S. District judge's decision Friday morning that could inflame protesters who have been gathered here for weeks in an effort to block a pipeline project."

Source: LA Times, 09/09/2016

"Black Warrior Riverkeeper Sues Drummond Over Abandoned Coal Mine"

"Conservation groups filed a federal lawsuit Thursday seeking to force Drummond Company to clean up its Maxine Mine, an underground coal mine that has not produced coal in decades, but which the Riverkeeper group says is still leaching mine waste and other pollutants into the Locust Fork of the Black Warrior River."

Source: Alabama Media Group, 09/02/2016

"Far-Reaching Tribal Solidarity Displayed At Pipeline Protest"

"Native Americans from reservations hundreds of miles away from North Dakota have joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s growing protest against a $3.8 billion four-state oil pipeline that they say could disturb sacred sites and impact drinking water for 8,000 tribal members and millions further downstream."

Source: AP, 08/30/2016

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