Financial giant ING has sold its stake in its financing of the Dakota Access Pipeline as a result of a divestment campaign to stop the $3.8 billion pipeline from going ahead, marking a victory for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters.
Thousands of Native Americans and environmental activists marched through downtown Washington, DC and picketed the White House to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which has been fast-tracked by the Trump administration.
A federal judge has denied the Cheyenne River Sioux tribe’s request to block the final phase of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. The tribe had argued that the presence of the pipeline desecrated its sacred land and water.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe was not properly consulted about the Dakota Access Pipeline's construction, a UN official on indigenous rights says. The tribe's opposition to the project led to months of protests that were marked by clashes with police.
A subsidiary of the company responsible for the Dakota Access Pipeline has begun construction on a pipeline that will move as much as 700,000 barrels of liquid natural gas across Pennsylvania. Local groups are concerned about the project's safety.