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Tribal Protesters Say Dakota Pipeline is Part of Global Problem

Lakota Sioux Indians and their supporters across the country are celebrating the U.S. federal government’s decision to temporarily halt construction of a $3.8 billion oil pipeline that would cross treaty land seized from the Standing Rock Sioux Nation decades ago.  But the issue is far from settled. The plan was for the Dakota Access Pipeline to stretch from North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields to Illinois, carrying about a half million barrels a day of Texas-based Energy Transfer...

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