Protests:

Dakota Access Pipeline Now Operational, Developer Says

Oil is now flowing through the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, carrying crude from Canada and North Dakota south to Illinois, its developer said Thursday. The pipeline, which sparked a months-long protest by Native Americans and…

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Trans-Pecos Pipeline Ready, Protest Camp to Close

West Texas pipeline protests have faded over the past month, and now, with the Trans-Pecos Pipeline complete, organizers say they’re closing down the largest of the camps. “Yeah, we’re in transition mode,” said Frankie Orona,…

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North Dakota Oil Output to Get Boost from Disputed Pipeline

North Dakota oil production will get a shot in the arm next month as a pipeline comes online despite opposition by environmental groups and Native Americans, allowing the energy industry to save at least $540…

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Oil Now in Dakota Access Pipeline as Startup Nears

The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it’s preparing to put the pipeline into service. Dallas-based Energy…

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Appeals Court Refuses to Stop Oil in Dakota Access Pipeline

An appeals court on Saturday refused a request from two American Indian tribes for an “emergency” order that would prevent oil from flowing through Dakota Access pipeline. The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals…

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U.S. Taxpayers Might Be on Hook for Pipeline Protest Costs

North Dakota officials appear poised to go after the U.S. government — and thus U.S. taxpayers — to recoup more than $38 million in state expenses related to months of protests against the Dakota Access…

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