Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

26.07.2017

Iowa: 2 Catholic Workers Say They Sabotaged Dakota Access Pipeline

Iowa: 2 Catholic Workers Say They Sabotaged Dakota Access Pipeline

In Iowa, two Catholic Workers said Monday they had carried out multiple acts of sabotage aimed at stopping the construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline, which stretches from North Dakota through South Dakota, Iowa and into Illinois. Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya said that on Election Day last… »

16.06.2017

In victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, court finds that approval of Dakota Access pipeline violated the law

In victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, court finds that approval of Dakota Access pipeline violated the law

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline. A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which… »

15.06.2017

Standing Rock Sioux Wins Major Legal Victory Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Standing Rock Sioux Wins Major Legal Victory Against Dakota Access Pipeline

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has won a major legal victory in federal court on Wednesday, which may have the power to force the shutdown of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline. On Wednesday, District Judge James Boasberg ruled that the Trump administration failed to carry out an adequate environmental… »

06.04.2017

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe applauds BNP Paribas’ decision to divest from DAPL

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe applauds BNP Paribas’ decision to divest from DAPL

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is pleased to announce BNP Paribas has sold its shares in the loan to the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Representatives from the bank contacted the Tribe to share the news on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The Tribe commends the bank’s decision, which sends a strong… »

29.03.2017

Open Letter to Intesa SanPaolo: Stop Supporting the Dakota Access Pipeline

Open Letter to Intesa SanPaolo: Stop Supporting the Dakota Access Pipeline

We are writing as concerned global citizens of Italy and other countries to ask that Intesa SanPaolo withdraw its investments from the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), a reprehensible project that violates the sovereignty and human rights of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation as well as damaging the environment that they… »

26.03.2017

Dutch banking and insurance group ING sells its stake in Dakota Access pipeline loan

Dutch banking and insurance group ING sells its stake in Dakota Access pipeline loan

Internationale Nederlanden Groep (ING) has reached an agreement for the sale of its loan to the Dakota Access pipeline. The sale follows a constructive dialogue between ING and representatives from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and has the full support of the Tribe. In our meeting with the Standing Rock Sioux… »

20.03.2017

Oil to Start Flowing Through Dakota Access Pipeline This Week

Oil to Start Flowing Through Dakota Access Pipeline This Week

Oil could start flowing through the highly contested $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline as early as today. On Saturday, an appeals court rejected the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Nations’ request for an emergency injunction to stop the pipeline from becoming operational. Meanwhile, the University of California’s chief investment… »

18.03.2017

Sami Parliament convinces Norwegian pension fund to divest from Dakota Access Pipeline

Sami Parliament convinces Norwegian pension fund to divest from Dakota Access Pipeline

The Sami Parliament in Norway, which represents the indigenous Sami people, also known as Lapps in English, has convinced the second largest pension fund of the country, the public sector sign, to divest from companies linked to the controversial Dakota Access pipeline project. This act aims to express solidarity to Native… »

06.03.2017

U.N. Report Criticizes U.S. Government over Handling of Dakota Access Pipeline

U.N. Report Criticizes U.S. Government over Handling of Dakota Access Pipeline

A new United Nations report has criticized the United States government over its handling of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline, which has faced massive resistance from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North Dakota as well as members of hundreds of other Native American nations. The report says the… »

05.03.2017

March in New York for Standing Rock

March in New York for Standing Rock

Six days before the Native March on Washington, DC, on Saturday March 4th, activists met in front of the New York Public Library and went to Trump Tower to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline and its threat to the Standing Rock Sioux, their sacred lands and clean water. »

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