Nick Reo on NPR - Dakota Access Pipeline Protests At A Standoff

In North Dakota, the tents and teepees have been up for months. Native Americans and environmental protesters trying to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. Its sponsors want to ship oil to Illinois. Opponents say it’s a danger to water supplies and a desecration of sacred sites. Last week hundreds of police moved in hard. There were dramatic clashes and 140 arrests. The protesters are still there. Winter is coming.  This hour On Point,  the standoff over the Dakota Access Pipeline. — Tom Ashbrook

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