Dakota Pipeline Nearly at Missouri River

Dakota Pipeline Nearly at Missouri River

Dakota Access Construction Almost at the Missouri River


Five days after the October 27 military-style assault by police and Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) security personnel were launching a military-style attack on unarmed water protectors trying to stop the desecration of sacred burial sites, the construction has just about reached the shores of Lake Oahe, the dammed-off section of the Missouri River that serves as a water supply for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and millions of other people.

This is well within the 20-mile buffer that the federal government asked Energy Transfer Partners, DAPL’s parent company, not to build in. And, as it turns out, it is also where sacred remains have in fact been found.

Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2016/11/02/video-dakota-access-construction-almost-missouri-river-166319

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