North Dakota borrows $7M more for pipeline protest costs
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota leaders have approved an emergency request to borrow an additional $7 million to cover the cost of law enforcement related to the ongoing protest of the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline. The state’s Emergency Commission voted Wednesday to borrow the funds from the state-owned Bank of North Dakota. The […]
The Dakota Access Pipeline is a $3.7 billion dollar project that, if constructed,will stretch 1,172 miles from North Dakota to Illinois. The pipeline would pass through the sacred tribal lands of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and threaten the community's clean water supply.