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  • NORTH DAKOTA GOV JACK DALRYMPLE, IN STATEMENT SAYS DECISION DOES NOT RESOLVE ISSUE, AND PROLONGS CHALLENGES TO STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT.

  • NORTH DAKOTA GOV JACK DALRYMPLE, IN STATEMENT SAYS DECISION TO POSTPONE ACTION ON EASEMENT IS A' SERIOUS MISTAKE' BY OBAMA ADMINISTRATION.

  • CANNON BALL, N.D./ WASHINGTON, Dec 4- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has turned down a permit for a controversial pipeline project running through North Dakota, in a victory for Native Americans and climate activists who have protested against the project for several months, according to a statement released on Sunday. The 1,172- mile Dakota Access Pipeline,...

  • NORTH DAKOTA CONGRESSMAN KEVIN CRAMER, ON DAPL DECISION, SAYS IT "SENDS A VERY CHILLING SIGNAL" TO THOSE WHO WANT TO BUILD INFRASTRUCTURE IN US- STATEMENT.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 4- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has denied an easement for the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a statement from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, which has been protesting the project, saying it could contaminate water supplies. "Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will not be granting the easement to cross Lake...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 4- The sheriff of the North Dakota county where thousands of people are protesting a controversial pipeline project defended police tactics after they used water hoses and rubber bullets in a late November confrontation. Kyle Kirchmeier, the sheriff of Morton County, where the Dakota Access Pipeline snakes through en route to Illinois,...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 4- The sheriff of the North Dakota county where thousands of people are protesting a controversial pipeline project defended police tactics after they used water hoses and rubber bullets in a late November confrontation. Kyle Kirchmeier, the sheriff of Morton County, where the Dakota Access Pipeline snakes through en route to Illinois,...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 4- The sheriff of the North Dakota county where thousands of people are protesting a controversial pipeline project defended police tactics after they used water hoses and rubber bullets in a late November confrontation. Kyle Kirchmeier, the sheriff of Morton County, where the Dakota Access Pipeline snakes through en route to Illinois,...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 3- U.S. military veterans spoke with tribal leaders on Saturday about their shared interest in blocking a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near a Native American reservation, with as many as 3,500 veterans joining protests at the site. The group of veterans, including members already gathered at the site, will also finish building a...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 3- In North Dakota, winter is most definitely coming. Rather than retreat amidst the cold and an order from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to vacate by Monday, the Oceti Sakowin camp, the epicenter of pipeline opposition, is growing in size- and quickly winterizing in expectation of harsher weather. Yurts, a round tent popular in the cold tundra of...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 3- U.S. military veterans will meet with tribal leaders on Saturday as they continue to entrench themselves in a North Dakota camp where thousands of activists are protesting a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near a Native American reservation. Wesley Clark Jr, a writer whose father is retired U.S. Army General Wesley Clark, met with...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 2- U.S. military veterans were building barracks on Friday at a protest camp in North Dakota to support thousands of activists who have squared off against authorities in frigid conditions to oppose a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near a Native American reservation. Veterans volunteering to be human shields have been arriving at...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 2- U.S. military veterans were building barracks on Friday at a protest camp in North Dakota to support thousands of activists who have squared off against authorities in frigid conditions to oppose a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near a Native American reservation. Veterans volunteering to be human shields have been arriving at...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 2- U.S. military veterans plan to build a barracks on Friday at a protest camp in North Dakota to support thousands of activists who have squared off against authorities in frigid conditions to oppose a multibillion-dollar pipeline project near the Standing Rock Native American reservation. Veterans volunteering to be human shields have...

  • Dec 2- Wells Fargo& Co said it would "be pleased" to meet with tribal elders from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe before year-end to discuss the U.S. bank's investment in the Dakota Access Pipeline, the company told the tribe in a letter dated Thursday. A Wells Fargo spokesman confirmed the authenticity of the letter, and pictures of the document appeared on Twitter on...

  • RIG-OL-USA- BHI> Since crude prices recovered from 13- year lows to around $50 a barrel in May, drillers have added a total of 161 oil rigs in 24 of the past 27 weeks, its biggest recovery since a global oil glut crushed the market over two years. The Baker Hughes oil rig count plunged from a record 1,609 in October 2014 to a six-year low of 316 in May as U.S. crude collapsed...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 2- U.S. military veterans plan to build a barracks on Friday at a protest camp in North Dakota to support thousands of activists who have squared off against authorities in frigid conditions to oppose a multi-billion-dollar pipeline project near the Standing Rock Native American reservation. Veterans volunteering to be human shields...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 2- Hundreds of U.S. military veterans on Friday have been arriving at a protest camp in North Dakota where thousands of activists, braving frigid conditions, are demonstrating against a pipeline project near a Native American reservation. Veterans Stand for Standing Rock will spend the day building a barracks at the Oceti Sakowin camp near...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 2- Hundreds of U.S. military veterans are expected on Friday to join a protest camp in North Dakota where thousands of activists, braving frigid conditions, are demonstrating against a pipeline project near a Native American reservation. Veterans Stand for Standing Rock will spend the day building a barracks at the Oceti Sakowin camp near...

  • CANNON BALL/ WEST FARGO, N.D., Dec 2- Hundreds of U.S. military veterans are expected on Friday to join a protest camp in North Dakota where thousands of activists, braving frigid conditions, are demonstrating against a pipeline project near a Native American reservation. Veterans Stand for Standing Rock will spend the day building a barracks at the Oceti Sakowin...