Dakota Access Pipeline Route Chosen to Spare Bismarck Drinking Water; Contaminate Standing Rock Sioux Water Instead; EA Written By Pipeline Co. For the Army Corps

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… due to the proximity to Bismarck, the North Bismarck route alternative crossed through or in close proximity to several wellhead source water protection areas that are identified and avoided in order to protect areas that contribute water to municipal water supply wells… Drinking water intakes located downstream from the Missouri River and Lake Oahe crossings could be at risk if there was a release that reached these bodies of water in the vicinity of the intake structures. The Standing Rock Sioux Reservation is located south of the Lake Oahe Project Area and the majority of reservation residents depend on wells for water supply ” (Dakota Access EA, July 2016, prepared by Dakota Access itself, for the Army Corps of Engineers).
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In the video below, Congressman Grijalva points out the shocking fact that Energy Transfer Partners’ Dakota Access Pipeline route…

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“Is This America?” Co-Founder of Sacred Stone Camp Recalls Dog Attack on Native Americans

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LADONNA BRAVE BULL ALLARD Democracy Now 21 Sept 2016
WATCH: “Is This America?” Co-Founder of Sacred Stone Camp Recalls Dog Attack on Native Americans
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
LADONNA BRAVE BULL ALLARD co-founder of the Sacred Stone Camp that launched on her land on April 1 to resist the Dakota Access pipeline.

Standing Rock Sioux tribal historian LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, a co-founder of the Sacred Stone Camp that launched on her land on April 1 to resist the Dakota Access pipeline, recalls the day security guards working for the Dakota Access pipeline company attacked Native Americans with dogs and pepper spray. She says construction continues despite a court ruling asking the company to stop, and describes current organizing efforts at the camp.

Watch our previous interview with Allard: “Standing Rock Sioux Historian: Dakota Access Co. Attack Comes on Anniversary of Whitestone Massacre”: http://www.democracynow.org/2016/9/8/standing_rock_sioux_historian_dakota_access

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Mr. Amrit Tripathi, IAS: Expedite Mohan’s freedom
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Victory! Mohan is Home.
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Sep 22, 2016 — We updated you yesterday on Mohan’s newfound freedom as he was on the road to his new life at the Elephant Conservation and Care Center in Mathura. Now he’s arrived — and your support helped us get him there immensely.

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