As people nationwide rallied last year to support the Standing Rock Sioux’s attempts to block the Dakota Access pipeline, a private security firm with experience fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan launched an intrusive military-style surveillance and counterintelligence campaign against the activists and their allies, according to internal company documents.
Dakota Access Pipeline
Posted inChasing Energy, Oil and Mining, Sustainability
Fuel’s rush in: US oil companies hurry to lay pipelines under Trump
A high-stakes battle is underway on multiple front lines across America, as Native American and climate change activists square off against oil and pipeline companies racing to lay as much infrastructure into the ground as quickly as possible.
Posted inChasing Energy, Sustainability
The Land Beneath the Lake
A woman remembers what life was like before her family was relocated from its ancestral home and her tribe from its most fertile farmland.
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Posted inAccountability, Chasing Energy
‘Brute force’ at Standing Rock was on taxpayers’ dime
Law enforcement’s militaristic presence at the Dakota Access Pipeline protests was made possible by the taxpayers of North Dakota.