Tag: water

More DAPL Cases Dismissed

According to a report today in the Tribune, Six water protectors who were among 126 arrested on Oct. 22 saw their cases dismissed this week. “Mark Labato, David Pakenham, Ronald Williamson, Lorenzo Serna, Victor Puertas and Sean Jordan were charged with criminal trespass and engaging in a riot in connection with a Dakota Access Pipeline protest…

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New Vandalism on DAPL

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Law enforcement officers have stepped up patrols around an oil pipeline site in Minnehaha County after vandalism was discovered. Sheriff’s Capt. Jason Gearman says vandals broke through a chain link fence recently that surrounds an above-ground section of the Dakota Access pipeline near Highway 19, north of Humboldt. KELO-TV reports a valve…

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New DAPL Fire Ruled Arson

5/1/2017 – A fire on a Dakota Access pipe-line site near Newell Thursday night has been ruled an arson. Details are hard to find, no major news outlet has reported on it that we can see. We are looking for the police reports for a detailed confirmation. Until then, here is what we can find….

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Mystery Oil Drains In Kansas

Hidden deep in the news world is what we find to be another disturbing story about oil contamination. This report is based on local news coverage we came across, we are awaiting “government” documentation and reports that are not yet available. The story begins when in Winfield, Ks, neighbors living near the Southwestern College campus…

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Oil Leak in Oklahoma

4/24/2017 Okla. Few details available, relying on local news– for the story. State and federal agencies are investigating what caused a crude oil pipeline to leak thousands of gallons of oil onto surrounding farmland in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma. According to a Report HERE – A farmer was told that the oil is “Good for the soil”…

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Report: Standing Rock Reason to Worry

Pipeline proponents have always claimed that pipelines are much safer than tankers or trains. But as a report reveals, the majority of Energy Transfer Partners and Sunoco’s reported spills (51 percent) were specifically linked to pipelines. TYPE OF ACCIDENT and % of total NUMBER Pipeline (51%) 35 Fixed location (36%) 25 Storage tank (10%) 7 Mobile (3%) 2 TOTAL reported spills 2015-2016 69 According to a…

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Native American Hall of Honor

The nomination process is now open for the “North Dakota Native American Hall of Honor.” Our goal is to be sure at least 1 water protector is nominated and inducted. With the thousands of “keyboard Warriors” and boots on the ground, getting this done is a must. Standing Rock must be included. Who? We have…

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ETP Spills 2M Gallons Waste –

2 Million Gallons Spill and you don’t know it? A new regulatory filing shows Energy Transfer’s Rover unit was notified by Ohio’s Environmental Protection Agency of violations after two releases of drilling fluids, both discovered last week. They spilled 2 million gallons of toxic waste. Crews were drilling under the Tuscarawas River to create a…

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Kyle Thompson -DAPL Disaster

Kyle James Thompson, 30, was arrested for simple assault domestic violence, carrying a concealed weapon, and for possession of schedule I, II, and III drug paraphernalia, according to Burleigh County arrest records. Many remember that Thompson was arrested by Bureau of Indian Affairs agents after activists slammed a vehicle into his pickup truck. He was…

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Va- Pipeline Opponents Get Rare Victory

ROANOKE, Va – 4/7/2017 Opponents of two controversial natural gas pipeline projects get a victory today. Many are praising a decision by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. The DEQ says it will require the Mountain Valley Pipeline and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to provide more information on how they will protect water quality at locations…

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