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Critics contend the bill really aims to block free speech and civil protest such as the anti-pipeline protest that captured the country's attention near the ... On ALEC's website, an article introducing the model bill referenced vandalism to the Dakota Access pipeline in Iowa, but not the Standing Rock protests.

PHOTOS: Since Standing Rock, 56 Bills Have Been Introduced in 30 States to Restrict protests ... The water protectors, as protesters called themselves, had been fighting the pipeline since the spring of 2016, concerned that the proposed route cut through ancestral land of spiritual significance, and that a ...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- An American Indian activist accused of inciting a riot during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a judge to force prosecutors to obtain and turn over evidence from private security firms. The request from Chase Iron Eyes contends private security ...
BISMARCK, N.D. -- A private security firm hired by the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a judge to restrict evidence during an upcoming civil ... and Security Board sued TigerSwan and Reese last June, saying the company operated without a license during protests against the pipeline.
Energy Transfer in August sued Greenpeace, BankTrack and Earth First for up to $1 billion, alleging the environmental groups disseminated false and misleading information about the $3.8 billion pipeline moving oil from North Dakota through South Dakota and Iowa to Illinois, and instigated violent protests ...

In Iowa, legislation backed by Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the Dakota Access pipeline, would criminalize peaceful protest. Former Iowa lawmaker Ed Fallon argues that "multiple acts of arson and vandalism against the pipeline in 2016 and 2017 provided the ostensible justification for this ...
Just before the Super Bowl, water protectors from South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, and other parts of the country joined together in Minneapolis to protest the U.S. Bank. They say U.S. Bank did not keep its promise to step away from oil and gas pipelines, including ETP. Seeding Sovereignty, one of the ...
Bold Iowa and Indigenous Iowa groups will join a coalition of organizations from across the upper Midwest this Saturday, February 3 for a rally and action in advance ... fighting Energy Transfer Partners and the Dakota Access pipeline are using the event to pressure US Bank to stop financing oil pipelines.
Iowa is one of four states through which the Dakota Access pipeline passes, and it was a center of anti-pipeline protests in 2016 and 2017. ... introduced by Trump's former deputy campaign manager in the state, who said it was drafted in response to activist obstruction of pipelines and oil and coal trains.
The Iowa Senate has advanced a bill which critics say could lead to the criminalization of pipeline protests, which are being cast as "terrorist activities. ... one of the Judiciary Subcommittee "yes" votes, told the Des Moines Register that the bill was necessary "as evidenced by terrorist activities on pipelines, ...
Touted as "one of the safest, most technologically advanced pipelines in the world" by Dakota Access, LLC, the pipeline has already leaked five times in 2017, with more than ... The potential for an oil leak under the lake drove thousands of Water Protectors to protest the pipeline between 2016 and 2017.
Five Spills, Six Months in Operation: Dakota Access Track Record Highlights Unavoidable Reality -- pipelines Leak ... Representatives from Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, traveled to Cambridge, Iowa, in October to present a series of $20,000 ...
In just the past year, physical attacks on pipelines and related facilities have become more coordinated and more prevalent, posing a greater risk of accidents ... reports of protesters in Iowa using blow torches to damage pipelines, incidents in Florida of protesters climbing in a pipe to stage a protest and gun ...
21, one of many such marches around the country to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump as president. At Portland's Waterfront ... Trump helped kill Obama's Trans-Pacific Partnership, and removed obstacles to construction of the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines. But it also became clear in ...
Since June, Bakken crude oil has been flowing through 177 miles of the buried pathway across Illinois, from the Iowa border to a bustling oil tank hub near the quiet ... A year after high-profile protests against the Dakota Access pipeline turned contentious in North Dakota, the completion of the 1,872-mile, ...
The Dakota Access pipeline was vandalized in Wapello County. The attacks were connected to protests over the pipeline's construction. Iowa officials announced they would crack down on students attending school without vaccinations and without appropriate waivers for receiving the vaccines. Concerns ...

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Well before that moment, Fallis had been caught in a sprawling intelligence operation that sought to disrupt and discredit opponents of the pipeline. ... an FBI asset: He had reached out to his brother, a BIA police officer in North Dakota, to see if he could help by "being an observer" of the protest movement.
Highway 1806 crosses the Cannon Ball River and beside the site of the Dakota Access pipeline protest camps just outside the Standing Rock Sioux ... The $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline began moving North Dakota oil through South Dakota and Iowa to a distribution point in Illinois in June.
North Dakota -- Bakken Oil pipeline protesters are scheduled to leave the protest camp in North Dakota by Wednesday because of expected flooding. Crews are also trying to clean up what was left behind from the protests. Large amounts of garbage have already been hauled away, but crews fear it ...
"Due to the broken promises by U.S. Bank and their funding of pipelines, such as the Dakota Access pipeline, we are already witnessing spills and accidents that are putting the environment and people at risk," said Joye Braun, a Cheyenne River Sioux and leader in the Indigenous Environmental Network.
pipeline protester accused in shooting reaches plea deal ... BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Attorneys for a Denver woman accused of shooting at law enforcement officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline say they've reached a deal with prosecutors to avoid a lengthy prison ...
In 2016, we saw a divisive election season from the Iowa caucuses through the general election. ... During the Dakota Access pipeline protests, many activists used illegal tactics to try to halt construction. ... But the United States already has 2.3 million miles of pipelines overseen by safety authorities.
Eager to spare local communities the vandalism and violence that marked the protests against the Dakota Access pipeline, Oklahoma enacted legislation earlier this year stiffening penalties against protesters convicted of trespassing at critical infrastructure facilities. These include pipelines, railways, ...
Iowa County was not immune to these trends throughout 2017 as there were many headline-making news throughout the year. ..... Approximately 20 protesters set up camp at Little Creek Camp to protest the proposed Dakota Access pipeline, whose proposed route was set to cross Native American ...
tribes make renewed push for pipeline protections ... The $3.8 billion pipeline began moving North Dakota oil through South Dakota and Iowa to a distribution ... than half a year of on-the-ground protests in North Dakota that resulted in 761 arrests. ... woman injured in pipeline protest still being investigated ...
What they're really trying to do is silence future protests and advocacy ... media accounts and infiltration of protest camps by TigerSwan operatives. ... include activist groups -- Lancaster Against pipelines and Marcellus Shale .... and went on a tour of pipeline counties in Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, ...
The state of Ohio filed a lawsuit against Rover Pipeline, operated and ... Pipeline, a controversial oil pipeline that sparked massive protests in ... Democratic lawmakers are asking for an investigation into another one of Warren's pipelines. ... moving oil from North Dakota through South Dakota and Iowa to a ...
The pipeline has since begun carrying oil from North Dakota through South Dakota and Iowa to Illinois. Pipeline protesters who try the necessity defense typically argue ... With pipeline protests, demonstrators often point to climate change ... Oil pipelines carry fossil fuels, including oil, which release gases ...
Minnesota regulators say Enbridge must disclose pipeline spill ... Iowa: After being moved from a university to a state agency with little ... pipelines: ... him conduct seminars on media coverage of the Dakota Access protests.
Pipeline protesters who try the necessity defense typically argue that the greater ... With pipeline protests, demonstrators often point to climate change and ... Oil pipelines carry fossil fuels, including oil, which release gases that trap heat ... judges in recent pipeline protest trials in North Dakota, Montana and ...
The pipeline has since begun carrying oil from North Dakota through South Dakota and Iowa to Illinois. Pipeline protesters who try the necessity defense typically argue ... With pipeline protests, demonstrators often point to climate change ... Oil pipelines carry fossil fuels, including oil, which release gases ...
Pipeline builders' group starts "incident database" to track protests ... involved vandalism to heavy machinery and pipelines under construction, but those acts ... In an incident in Iowa, 32 people, including many American Indian tribe ... was quoted as saying the demonstration was "an ideal peaceful protest.
Two in pipeline dispute found guilty by Calhoun County jury ... over their protest of the installation of a crude oil pipeline in a jury trial Thursday. ... Dakota Access was granted an easement by the Iowa Utilities Board to work .... Central Ave., Fort Dodge, IA 50501 | | Ogden Newspapers | The Nutting Company ...
Northwest Iowa -- The company that built the Dakota Access oil pipeline that ... in every county the pipeline crosses in Iowa and three other states. ... Chuck Fry, vice president for liquid pipelines at Energy Transfer, ... state of North Dakota 15-million dollars for protest-related expenses. ... Sheldon, IA 51201
Add Dakota Access pipeline as an interest to stay up to date on the latest ... Dakota oil daily through the Dakotas and Iowa to a distribution point in Illinois. ... establish a camp in southern North Dakota for peaceful protest.
Justice Action Bulletin: Dakota pipeline, drones, food biotech .... The recent action is only the latest is a series of protests at the base, which ... State of Iowa for the right to protest the upcoming World Food Prize within sight and ...
The Occupy the World Food Prize group protests within sight and sound of ... The Adorers are appealing a case against the pipeline company and the ... that allowed them to protest within sight and sound of the Iowa Capitol ... Justice Action Bulletin: Campaign Nonviolence; protesting weapons, pipelines.
WIND: Iowa-based MidAmerican Energy is in the process of ... set to stand trial over oil pipeline protests plan to use the defense that their actions were ... A North Dakota tribe no longer wants fiberglass-based pipelines on its ...
Developers of the controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline are ... environmental activists who are set to stand trial over oil pipeline protests in four states plan to use the ... A North Dakota tribe no longer wants fiberglass-based pipelines on its ... WIND: Iowa-based MidAmerican Energy is in the process of ...
The lawsuit centers on ETP's Mariner East 2 pipeline project that would ... pipelines are a growing concern across the South: Of the 56 interstate ... against pipeline protesters in five states -- North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, ... an agent to the Gerhart property to attempt to infiltrate the protest encampment.
And while thousands flocked to the protest camps, only a few dozen lawyers and ... against pipeline construction and fracking operations in Nebraska, Iowa, .... stone entrance of which became a regular backdrop for protests.
... construction of the Dakota Access pipeline and the protests against it that occurred in North Dakota. The pipeline carries crude oil from northwestern North Dakota to ... Americans in Iowa and North Dakota have opposed the pipeline, ... The Standing Rock Sioux protested the pipeline site in North Dakota, ...
He hailed construction of the Dakota Access pipeline and Keystone ... Iowa and then to southern Illinois, where it would connect to another pipeline for transport to the U.S. gulf. ... Responding to the massive protests and the violent police ... being confronted for years by mass protest and civil disobedience.
He hailed construction of the Dakota Access pipeline and Keystone ... Iowa and then to southern Illinois, where it would connect to another pipeline for transport to the U.S. gulf. ... Responding to the massive protests and the violent police ... being confronted for years by mass protest and civil disobedience.
Amy Goodman: Trump backs pipelines to disaster ... He hailed construction of the Dakota Access pipeline and Keystone XL, and ... Dakota, Iowa and then to southern Illinois, where it would connect to another pipeline for transport to the U.S. gulf. ... Responding to the massive protests and the violent police ...
The company behind the Dakota Access pipeline and many other damaging ... 9 demonstration in Louisiana to protest the Bayou Bridge pipeline. ... communities to the dangers of ETP pipelines, while -- at the same time ... On Friday, activists in Iowa made this point clear by delivering a petition to Gov.
So we've been telling you about these pipeline protesters that are trying to .... which famously inspired a cultural and environmental protest at the ... "But that day is not today," she said, adding that pipelines are the ... changed, perhaps permanently, with the Keystone pipeline protests and Standing Rock.
Anti-protest bills are "100 percent USDA-certified red meat for red America," says Rep. ... Tamper with a pipeline, and get charged with a felony in Colorado. ... like railways or pipelines in North Dakota, and the punishment could be up to one ... An Iowa bill sought to punish protesters who intentionally block ...


 

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