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"Dakota Access Says Trespassers Will Be ‘Removed From The Land’"

"As actor Mark Ruffalo arrived to support their cause, protesters camping in the path of the Dakota Access Pipeline braced Tuesday for action by a growing police and military force to the north after the pipeline company issued a foreboding statement saying trespassers will be prosecuted and 'removed from the land.'"

Source: Bismarck Tribune, 10/27/2016

Sioux Tribe Chairman Meets with Obama to Discuss Dakota Access Pipeline

"Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s Chairman Harold Frazier will meet with President Obama [Tuesday] at a private round table event held in Los Angeles. He will ask the president  to protect the rights of the Lakota people, their sacred sites, and waters of the Missouri River."

Source: Native News Online, 10/26/2016

"Dakota Access Pipeline Opponents Occupy Land, Citing 1851 Treaty"

"Native American protesters on Monday occupied privately owned land in North Dakota in the path of the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline, claiming they were the land's rightful owners under an 1851 treaty with the U.S. government."

Source: Reuters, 10/25/2016

There Is Still Time: To Look at the Big Picture...and Act

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"There Is Still Time: To Look at the Big Picture...and Act"

By Peter Seidel
360 Editions, $15

Reviewed by KAREN SCHAEFER

Environmental writer and longtime SEJ member Peter Seidel asks why humans aren’t acting fast enough to save the planet in his latest book, “There Is Still Time: To Look at the Big Picture...And Act.”

"Will New California Buffer Zones Protect Children From Pesticides?"

"Lawmakers have proposed pesticide-free zones around schools and daycare centers. Environmental and community activists say they fall short, given pesticides’ reach and persistence; pesticide manufacturers say they're unwarranted."

Source: Civil Eats, 10/20/2016

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