Feb. 9th, 2016 : Construction resumes on Dakota pipeline despite tribe’s challenge and water protectors efforts. ETP resumed drilling under Lake Oahe in North Dakota despite a last-ditch legal challenge from a Native American tribe leading the opposition. Energy Transfer Partners announced that the pipeline will be operational sometime in May 2017. James Boasberg ( U.S.
North Dakota Pipeline
On Monday, a North Dakota state judge dismissed the ‘riot’ charges against Democracy Now’s lead reporter Amy Goodman, who tweeted after the ruling: “Vindication!” Goodman later addressed the crowd of protectors and supporters who stood outside of the Morton County Courthouse. Her attorneys Tom Dickson and Reed Brody were also present and said