Big Energy – Big Donations

When President Donald Trump took office in January, one of his first acts was to sign an executive order that would speed up the approval of several pipelines. We wondered why this was such a priority. Today, we got a clue. Contribution records from Trump’s inaugural committee, were released Wednesday by the Federal Election Commission. Energy…Read moreRead more

DAPL: Ok To Conceal Some DATA

Attorneys for the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux didn’t get the greatest news this week. In a decision dated Friday, the U.S. District Judge James Boasberg would allow the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline to keep secret some but not all pipeline information. What can remain hidden? Information that the company believes…Read moreRead more

US District Judge: No Injunction

3/15 – DC – A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday denied a request by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe for an emergency injunction to prevent oil from flowing through part of the Dakota Access Pipeline, saying such a move would be against the public interest. Judge James Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the…Read moreRead more

NoDAPL Page Served Warrant

BELLINGHAM, WASH. – Whatcom County Sheriff’s Department got a warrant to search the Facebook page of a group that opposes the Dakota Access Pipeline. Based on reports, the Bellingham #NoDAPL Coalition, which has a community page on Facebook, was provided a copy of the warrant from Facebook. According to them, it is seeking private information…Read moreRead more