Counterterrorism Tactics used at Dakota Access Pipeline against Water Protectors

According to The Intercept, an international mercenary and security firm known as Tiger Swan colluded with the police in opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline protestors with military-style counterterrorism measures. Internal documents obtained by The Intercept reveal the collaboration between local police forces, the Pipeline Company, and defense contractors. The defense contractors currently helping to execute Read more »

Dakota Access Pipeline Builder Responsible for Spill in Ohio

The company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline has damaged wetlands in Ohio and received a fine to the tune of $430,000 for damages.  Energy Transfer Partners, construction on an 80o-mile pipeline, leaked more than 2 million gallons of a massive spill into the wetlands in a rural Ohio.  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) sent Read more »

First Leak for Dakota Access Pipeline

The Dakota Access Pipeline has had his first leak before it is operational.  The leak has outraged indigenous groups, who warned that the leak was inevitable and posed a threat to the environment.  The pipeline spilled 84 gallons of crude oil at the South Dakota Pump station, according to government regulators.  The pipeline is scheduled Read more »