April 9, 2021

Washington, DC -- Today, the Biden Administration announced they will maintain the Trump Administration’s position and allow oil to continue to flow through this illegally-constructed pipeline, threatening tribal lands, drinking water, and the climate rather than take action and shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).

February 8, 2021

After the courts ruled the pipeline is operating illegally, the Biden Administration must decide on Feb. 10th whether to shut it down while an environmental review is undertaken

A broad coalition of Native-led groups, environmental organizations, and influencers released a letter calling on President Biden and Vice President Harris to stand with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and shut down the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) following the Jan. 27 court ruling that the pipeline is operating illegally without the necessary federal permits. 

January 7, 2021

CHICAGO, IL -- Save Our Illinois Land (SOIL), the Sierra Club, NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council), and area landowner William Klingele filed an appeal this week of the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) decision to approve the expansion of the pump stations for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and Energy Transfer Crude Oil Pipeline (ETCOP), which will enable the pipelines to nearly double the amount of crude oil they transport.

July 6, 2020

This morning, a federal judge ordered that the Dakota Access pipeline be shut down and emptied of oil by August 5, 2020.

May 20, 2020

A coalition of environmental, landowner, and Indigenous groups filed an amicus brief today in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in support of the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribes and other affected Tribes, asking the court to invalidate an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline.

March 5, 2020

Chicago, IL -- Concerned Illinois residents are attending a hearing today before the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) to show opposition to the proposed expansion of the Dakota Access pipeline. 

February 6, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, Donald Trump’s Army Corps of Engineers cancelled the ongoing environmental impact review for the Dakota Access Pipeline and notified Congress that it has granted the final easement to allow the project to be completed.