Dakota Access Pipeline - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Dakota Access Pipeline


U.S. judge temporarily closes controversial oil pipeline

Jul 07, 2020 - 10:57 AM

Activists protested and blocked construction of the controversial $3.8-billion, 1,172-mile oil pipeline for months in 2016

Environmentalists march with opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline during a rally in downtown Chicago. Nov. 12, 2016.

U.S. authorities clear pathway for Dakota pipeline

Feb 08, 2017 - 7:30 AM

The Army said the approval will facilitate completion of the last stretch of pipeline connecting the Bakken and Three Forks oil production areas in North Dakota to an existing crude oil terminal near Pakota Illinois

In this file photo, demonstrators march to the Federal Building in protest against US President Donald Trump's executive order fast-tracking the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, in Los Angeles, California on February 5, 2017. Mark Ralston/AFP

Protesters vs Dakota pipeline: It's not just about water

Dec 11, 2016 - 2:01 PM

It s more than just clean water for the thousands of people who protest the Dakota Access Pipeline

Safiyyah Abdullah and Basil Abdul Khabir on the day they arrived at Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota. Oct. 9, 2016. Photo by Pat Nabong/MEDILL

U.S. authorities deny route for controversial North Dakota pipeline

Dec 05, 2016 - 8:58 AM

The decision to nix plans for a controversial oil pipeline crossing in North Dakota is a major victory for Native Americans and environmentalists who had staged months of protests

VICTORY. Native American and other activists celebrate after learning an easement had been denied for the Dakota Access Pipeline at Oceti Sakowin Camp on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on December 4, 2016 outside Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Shailene Woodley arrested in Dakota Access Pipeline protest

Oct 11, 2016 - 11:53 AM

Shailene takes a Facebook live video of her arrest

SHAILENE WOODLEY. The US actress is arrested during a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. File photo shows Shailene during a photocall after the screening of her film 'Snowden' at the 64th San Sebastian Film Festival in September. Photo by Ander Gillena/AFP Photo