The federal government on Sunday denied the easement needed to complete the Dakota Access pipeline’s route under the Missouri River.
The announcement by the Army Corps of Engineers came as veterans streamed into the camps over the weekend in cars and buses to offer their support to the tribe in its months-long battle. The veterans event had raised more than $1 million dollars in response to violent assaults on the demonstrators by law enforcement. The veterans said they would shield the demonstrators. [Read more…]