ARTIFACTS

Energy Transfer Partners Responds to NDPSC on Discovery of Artifacts

It's in response to state regulators who say Energy Transfer Partners did not properly report the discovery.

  MORTON COUNTY, ND — The company which built the controversial Dakota Access pipeline responded to an offer made about their discovery of American Indian artifacts. It’s in response to state regulators who say Energy Transfer Partners did not properly report the discovery. The North Dakota Public Service Commission made an offer with the company on August 14th saying they…

Hobby Lobby Fined $3 Million for Illegal Smuggling

They say a supplier shipped "falsely labeled" items to Hobby Lobby's stores and corporate offices

  NATIONAL — Arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby has settled a civil action lawsuit and is being fined $3 million dollars by the federal government for smuggling ancient Iraqi artifacts. The Justice Department accused the company of smuggling cuneiform tablets and clay artifacts from modern-day Iraq into the U.S. They say a supplier shipped falsely labeled items to Hobby…

Dispute Over American Indian Artifacts Reporting by Pipeline Company in Question

They are also investigating if the company removed too many trees while laying the pipe

  MORTON COUNTY, ND — The dispute over American Indian artifacts and the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline will not be over any time soon. North Dakota’s Public Service Commission filed a complaint in November of 2016 saying Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the pipeline, improperly reported the discovery of the artifacts. They proposed a $15,000 fine. They…