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Dakota Access Pipeline
Seven college students, dressed for cold, stand in a line at a rally. One speaks into a megaphone and others hold signs.
Rob Kanter

Standing together for access to clean water

What distinguishes our water supply, the Mahomet Aquifer, from the water supply of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Missouri River? On what moral ground do people deny others the right to clean water at the same time they demand that right for themselves?

Protestors celebrate at Oceti Sakowin Camp earlier today.
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Army Corps Denies Easement For Dakota Access Pipeline

The Army Corps of Engineers has decided to deny a permit for the construction of a key section of the Dakota Access Pipeline.  The decision essentially halts the construction on the 1,172-mile oil pipeline about half a mile south of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. The decision is also a victory for the thousands of demonstrators across the country who flocked to North Dakota in protest.

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