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Everything You Need to Know About the Standing Rock Movement/Dakota Access Pipeline

Okay, So What’s the Problem With the Dakota Access Pipeline?

Foregoing all the political and environmental baggage that accompanies any new pipeline project, the real issue with the Dakota Access Pipeline is that the proposed path of the pipeline runs right underneath the Missouri River, the primary water source of the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. In spite of assurances that the pipeline will be super duper safe, the Native Americans who rely on the Missouri River are unwilling to accept the assurances of the government (for some reason).

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