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The oil is flowing, but one Cedar Rapids lawyer continues Iowa’s fight against the DAPL

Based on first impression, Wally Taylor doesn’t seem like a lawyer anyone would describe as a pit bull. But first impressions can be misleading. Sitting in the small, book-lined office of his one-man law practice in Cedar Rapids, Taylor has a genial, upbeat demeanor as he discusses his four-decade-long career practicing environmental law. But even though his demeanor never changes, his clear determination to keep fighting until all options are exhausted show why his colleague Carolyn Raffensperger calls him a pit bull. […]

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Two anti-DAPL activists surrender to authorities in Des Moines after admitting to attacks on the pipeline

Two Des Moines women were taken into custody by the Iowa State Patrol on Monday, following a press conference in which they admitted to damaging the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and equipment used to build and maintain the pipeline. […]

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Iowa City and Cedar Rapids NoDAPL activists hold banks accountable

About 30 people gathered at Wells Fargo Bank and U.S. Bank in downtown Iowa City Wednesday to urge them to stop funding the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Another action today at the downtown Cedar Rapids Wells Fargo Bank drew roughly […]

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