Trump and other proponents say the pipelines will create jobs and reduce relying on foreign energy, but demonstrators remain firm and continue fighting to protect our water. Oklahoma tribal leaders have often shown solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North Dakota with cash support and supply contributions. "We can't afford for our fresh water to be compromised in any way".
"North Dakota state and local law enforcement have been managing the response to the protest activities and events related to the protests in the surrounding area for several months now - and at significant cost to state and local departments and governments", Heitkamp wrote. The project needs approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The new 36-inch pipeline would run 1,179 miles from Hardisty, Alberta, to Steele City, Nebraska, where it would connect to pipelines to IL and to the Gulf Coast.
Shares of ETP, the company building the 450,000 barrel-a-day Dakota pipeline, ended the day up 3.5 percent in USA trading.
The protest against the 1,172-mile (1,885 km) Dakota pipeline was concentrated around blocking a permit to tunnel under Lake Oahe, a reservoir that forms part of the Missouri River, adjacent to the Standing Rock reservation. Marinelli said senior Army Corps officials were meeting on Monday to discuss how to follow that order.
The issue of the DAPL seemed to be put to rest last November with a series of nationwide protests prompting President Obama to halt all further action toward its construction.
In addition to demonstrations at the State House, protesters plan to demonstrate outside the Wells Fargo office building in downtown Columbia.
"What happened today is an attack on our homes", said Jade Begay, a spokeswoman for the Indigenous Environmental Network, which fights against mining and dumping on native lands.
"The earth is sacred and anytime you have a pipeline, it can poison the earth".
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