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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Iowans urged to join Dakota Access Pipeline petition drive

BOLD Iowa, an Iowa group supporting renewable energy options, is pushing to make sure Iowa is included in a federal review of how the Dakota Access Pipeline will affect the environment. The group is asking people across the state to sign its petition in time for a Feb. 20 deadline set by the U.S. Army […]

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Opinion: Dakota Access Bakken Oil Pipeline Nearing Finish Line in Iowa

Bakken Pipeline, Zak Neumann

By David Goodner Construction of the Dakota Access Bakken oil pipeline along the Iowa portion of the route is nearing completion, according to a statewide construction report from Dakota Access filed with the Iowa Utilities Board late Wednesday. The embattled $3.8 billion infrastructure project would move hydro-fracked crude oil from the Bakken oil fields of […]

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Energy expert on Bakken pipeline approval: ‘Pick your poison’

Last week, the Iowa Utilities Board unanimously approved the Bakken oil pipeline, which will cut across 18 counties in the state. Lawsuits from the Iowa chapter of the Sierra Club and a farmers group are expected to challenge the IUB ruling and block the pipeline. Dakota Access, a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners in Texas […]

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