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Victory at Standing Rock: DAPL project halted

(CNN) –  It’s a celebration months in the making. The Dakota Access Pipeline easement to cross the Missouri River has been denied. The Standing Rock Sioux tribe has been at the center of the protests. The tribe has argued the pipeline could compromise its water supply and threaten several cultural sites. Protesters admit this fight may not be over, as construction…

Winter weather and emergency evacuation won’t stop DAPL protesters

(CNN) – After nearly five months of protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline, officials are turning up the pressure…telling demonstrators to leave now or face the consequences. Officials issued a December 5th deadline for demonstrators to leave the protest site, and warned protesters Tuesday that they’ll start blocking supplies and people from entering the campsite. Neither the official warnings nor the…