Saturday, December 3, 2016

Dakota Pipeline Opponents Speak with Forked Tongue

Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline claim that it will violate and pollute sacred tribal lands.

Daniel John Sobieski

Having lost both scientifically and politically with the Keystone XL pipeline, deemed safe by Hillary Clinton’s State Department and certain to be approved by a President Trump sworn to develop American energy, opponents of fossil fuels have enlisted the support of American Indians. Opponents are claiming that the Dakota Access Pipeline which, like Keystone XL, will bring oil from the rich Bakken oil field in North Dakota to American markets, will violate and pollute sacred tribal lands.  That they are on slippery ground with the facts has been explained by the Heritage Foundation


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