Posts Tagged ‘dakota’

Motorbike enthusiasts gather in South Dakota despite COVID-19 spike

An annual biker event takes place over 10 days in Sturgis, South Dakota. Even as health officials warned of a major coronavirus spike, around 250,000 bikers gathered at the event. “We come out here, and we express our freedom, our American right to be free, not wear a mask, not being told what to do,’ […]

Biden Climate Plan Will ‘Double Down’ On Oil; Dakota Access Lives On

Biden Climate Plan Will ‘Double Down’ On Oil; Dakota Access Lives On Above photo: Three protesters arrested in Verplanck, NY as Spectra Pipeline faces opposition to their massive Algonquin Incremental Market Expansion project. Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images. Biden’s Climate Plan Presumptive Democratic Party nominee Joe Biden has released his climate plan, and it’s drawn mixed […]

US Military Asking For Help Locating Explosives That Fell Off A Truck In North Dakota

By John Vibes For more than two weeks, the United States Air Force has been scrambling to locate a crate of explosives that fell off one of their vehicles. Officials claim that the package was dropped in Mountrail County, North Dakota, on May 1 when a team from Minot Air Force Base was […]

Hundreds of families in South Dakota preparing for the end of the world in Manhattan-sized underground facility

(Natural News) For just $25,000, you, too, can lay claim to your own piece of what a growing community of survivalists in rural South Dakota plans to depend on as “life assurance” in the event of an “end of the world” apocalypse scenario. Hundreds of families, reports indicate, are already prepping for […]

Standing Rock: Dakota Access Pipeline Leak Technology Can’t Detect All Spills

Nine months after oil starting flowing through the Dakota Access pipeline, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe continues to fight the controversial project, which passes under the Missouri River just upstream from their water supply. In a 313-page report submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the tribe challenged the adequacy of leak detection technology used […]

Conceal your raging campfire with the ancient Dakota fire hole technique

(Natural News) Aside from being an enjoyable outdoor activity, camping is also one way to practice your survival skills for when SHTF. And if you want to build a clean-burning campfire, you can try the Dakota fire hole technique. (h/t to WildernessCollege.com) The Dakota fire hole is an old technique used to build […]

14th Annual Dakota Prayer Ride And Water Walk And Run

14th Annual Dakota Prayer Ride And Water Walk And Run Above Photo: From bsnorrell.blogspot.com Hope and Healing to Answer the Historical Violence Against Our Indigenous Women, Their Families, and to Our Mother Earth Who Cries Out to US in Pain When: December 9th – 26th, 2017 Where: Sisseton Wahpeton Memorial Park — Sisseton, SD. December […]

Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210,000 Gallons of Oil In South Dakota: This is Why We Stood With Standing Rock

Next Story Keystone XL, the tar sands pipeline that connects Alberta, Canada, t0 Gulf Coast refineries and carries nearly 1 million barrels of tar sands oil per day across the U.S. to be refined, exported, and burned, has just leaked 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota. This comes after a massive protest gathered thousands upon thousands […]

Keystone Oil Pipeline Leaks in South Dakota

Keystone Oil Pipeline Leaks in South Dakota November 16th, 2017 Via: Reuters: TransCanada Corp (TRP.TO) shut part of its Keystone oil pipeline system after a 5,000-barrel leak in South Dakota, the company said on Thursday, four days before neighboring Nebraska was set to decide […]

Dakota Access Pipeline Company Paid Mercenaries to Build Conspiracy Lawsuit Against Environmentalists

The private security firm TigerSwan, hired by Energy Transfer Partners to protect the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, was paid to gather information for what would become a sprawling conspiracy lawsuit accusing environmentalist groups of inciting the anti-pipeline protests in an effort to increase donations, three former TigerSwan contractors told The Intercept. For months, a […]

Sami People Persuade Norway Pension Fund To Divest From Dakota Access

Above Photo:  Representatives of the Sami Parliament in Norway for the period 2013-2017. President Vibeke Larsen stands in the center of the front row. Photograph: Kenneth Haetta Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us break through. The Sami parliament, […]

Emails Show Iraq War PR Alums Led Attempt To Discredit Dakota Access Protesters

Above Photo: Rob Wilson Behind the scenes, as law enforcement officials tried to stem protests against the Dakota Access pipeline, alumni from the George W. Bush White House were leading a crisis communications effort to discredit pipeline protesters. Emails show that the firms Delve and Off the Record Strategies, apparently working on contract with the National Sheriffs’ Association, worked in secret […]

Drug War Gone Mad: Three-Year-Old Forcibly Catheterized By South Dakota DSS Workers

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Severe hail storm strikes Watertown, South Dakota

     A strong storm system that moved through the Watertown area Tuesday night dropped a record amount of precipitation and some eye-popping hailstones. The hail – some stones the size of baseballs – also left many parts of town covered with tree debris and many cars covered with dents. Social media sites were rife with […]

Stalking Charges Against Journalist Who Filmed Dakota Access Pipeline Dropped

Law enforcement vehicles line a road leading to a blocked bridge next to the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball, N.D. (AP/David Goldman) Published in partnership with Shadowproof. A misdemeanor charge of “stalking” against indigenous journalist Myron Dewey, known for his work covering the […]

Dakota Access Security Firm’s Top Adviser Led Military Intelligence Efforts For 1992 LA Riots

Above Photo: James “Spider” Marks speaking in support of the Bayou Bridge pipeline at a Louisiana permit hearing in February 2017. Credit: Julie Dermansky for DeSmog Retired Major General James “Spider” Marks chairs the advisory board for TigerSwan, a private security firm hired by Energy Transfer Partners to help police protests of the Dakota Access pipeline — an approach for which Marks has shown vocal support. DeSmog has found […]

Journalist Charged With Stalking For Filming Dakota Access Pipeline

Protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline leave their main protest camp near Cannon Ball, N.D. Feb. 28, 2017. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune) Published in partnership with Shadowproof. An indigenous journalist known for his work covering the Standing Rock camps and other Native American-led resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) faces a trial on July […]

New Video Shows Military Contractors Setting Vehicles On Fire At Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

The remnants of a vehicle burned on North Dakota Highway 1806 on the night of Oct. 27, 2016. (Derrick Broze/MintPress) In response to accusations that TigerSwan, a private military contractor, purposefully set law enforcement vehicles on fire in order to blame opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline, I have decided to release […]

More than 700 Oil Spills in North Dakota Reported in the Same Month Pipeline Opens

Connection timed out after 5000 milliseconds Alex PietrowskiWaking Times There’s more reason to be concerned about the Dakota Access Pipeline than you may think. The distress expressed by water protesters at Standing Rock is not just for the sake of opposing big oil. There is a valid reason: the prevalence of oil spills in North […]

Dakota Access Pipeline Springs First Oil Leak — Before Completion

Of the many concerns cited by those who oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), the likelihood of a leak occurring has been most pressing. While tribe members worried a leak could contaminate a primary source of water for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, environmentalists pointed out how it could also harm wildlife, increase reliance on fossil fuels, and more. […]

The Dakota Access Pipeline Has Already Had Its First Leak

Opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline leave their main protest camp Wednesday near Cannon Ball, N.D. A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, about whether to stop the final bit of construction on the disputed Dakota Access pipeline, perhaps just days before it could start moving oil.(Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune/AP) Even before […]

Dakota Access Pipeline Has Suffered Its First Oil Leak

The Dakota Access pipeline has already suffered its first leak, outraging indigenous groups who have been warning that the project poses a threat to the environment. The $3.8 billion oil pipeline, which is not yet fully operational spilled 84 gallons of crude oil at a pump station in South Dakota in early April, sparking outrage […]

The Dakota Access Pipeline Is Already Leaking Oil

The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has already sprung a leak in South Dakota, according to the state’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The pipeline spilled 84 gallons of oil even though it is not yet operational. CBS local reports: “The April 4 spill was relatively small and was quickly cleaned up, and it didn’t threaten any […]

Federal Judge Determines That The Public Has No Right To Know About Dakota Pipeline Spill Risks

It’s been months since news broke that, despite one of, if not the, biggest Native American protests in modern history taking place, construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline would move forward. Ever since, media coverage of the controversy has gone strangely quiet. But despite Facebook feeds no longer reflecting the issue, there is still news to be […]

Areas of South Dakota blanketed with late spring snow

     After enjoying temperatures in the 70s over the weekend, South Dakota is digging out from under a fresh blanket of snow. The late spring snow storm even hit some famous presidents. Mount Rushmore national memorial saw snow accumulations of around half a foot Monday evening. Icicles could even been seen dripping off the giant […]

Dakota Access Pipeline Now Has Oil Beneath Missouri River

Above Photo: Native American protesters and their supporters are confronted by security during a demonstration against construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, September 3, 2016. Robyn Beck / AFP/Getty Images The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North […]

#IamNotAfraidToSay: Thousands of sexual violence victims share harrowing stories on Facebook

Melnichenko recalled on her Facebook page how a relative molested her when she was six. Then, years later, her ex-boyfriend tied her naked to the bed, took photos and threatened to publish the embarrassing images on the web. ‘Don’t touch me’: Swedish police offer anti-sexual assault wristband “We do not need to explain ourselves. We […]

Landmark Report Maps Feces-Laden Hog And Chicken Operations In N. Carolina

Print Friendly Above Photo: From waterkeeper.org Washington, D.C.  – A first-of-its-kind interactive map revealing the locations of more than 6,500 concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs, across the state of North Carolina was released today by Waterkeeper Alliance, North Carolina Riverkeeper organizations and Environmental Working Group (EWG). In addition to swine and cattle CAFOs, the project documents the locations […]

Western Donors Shape Pro-Corporate Agenda For Africa

Print Friendly Above Photo: From oaklandinstitute.org The Unholy Alliance, Five Western Donors Shape a Pro-Corporate Agenda for African Agriculture, exposes how a coalition of four donor countries and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is shaping a pro-business environment in the agricultural sector of developing countries, especially in Africa. “‘Enabling Business’ has become a buzzword for […]

Obama is not first president at permanent war

This is all based on a fundamental misunderstanding of history, and of its uses and abuses for life. You cannot “take back our country!” because you never had it. There is no age of peace or justice to be returned to. The United States has been at war since before it was a United […]

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