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Standing Rock Tribe: Army Corps to Close Protest Camp

The chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe said Friday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to close the area where people have been camping for months to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Dave Archambault said in a statement that he received a letter from the Corps, dated Friday, which says all lands north of the Cannonball River will be closed Dec. 5. “The letter states that the lands will be closed to public access for safety concerns,” Archambault...

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