KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE

Pipeline Opponents Hope President Biden Takes More Action

After President Joe Biden revoked Keystone XL’s presidential permit, opponents of other pipelines are hoping the projects they’ve been fighting will be next. Environmentalists and American Indian tribes calling on Biden to stop Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 replacement in Minnesota. Opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline that originates in North Dakota also appealed to the administration. It hasn’t specified what…

Burgum asks Biden to reconsider revoking Keystone XL permit

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum wants President Biden to reconsider an executive order that revokes the cross-border permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline. “Revoking the permit is wrong for the country and has a chilling effect on private-sector investment in much-needed infrastructure projects, which is why we urge the president to reconsider” Burgum said. “For decades,…

Native American activists applaud reports that Biden will cancel Keystone XL permit

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – A North Dakota-based Native American advocacy group is applauding reports that President-Elect Joe Biden plans to cancel the cross-border permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline. “This is a pivot point in history. Either we start recognizing the health of our Earth as the basis of civilization and progress, or we will find ourselves rich now at…

Young Climate Activist Coming To Standing Rock Reservation In North Dakota On Tuesday

Greta Thunberg is tonight on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota

A 16-year-old climate activist who scolded world leaders at the United Nations is visiting our area. Greta Thunberg is tonight on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota to appear at a panel discussion. She’ll be on the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota on Tuesday. Thunberg is concerned about the proposed path of the Keystone XL pipeline as well…

Warren Pledges to Revoke DAPL, Keystone XL Permits

Warren pledged that if elected, energy projects that impact Indian Country would not be allowed to proceed without consent.

FARGO, ND – Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she wants to cancel the federal permits for the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines. In a tweet Friday, the Massachusetts senator said “when tribal concerns have conflicted with corporate profits or resource extraction, tribes lose.” Warren pledged that if elected, energy projects that impact Indian Country would not be…

Tribes Prepare Declaration to Stop Construction on Keystone XL Pipeline

The tribes' declaration points out environmental concerns for the proposed $8 billion pipeline

  CALGARY, Alberta — American Indian tribes in both the United States and Canada are signing a declaration against construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The Blackfoot Confederacy, the Great Sioux Nation and Ponca tribes are planning a ceremony in Calgary, Alberta, where the pipeline developer, TransCanada is located. The tribes’ declaration points out environmental concerns for the proposed $8…