(video) Police & Military Attack Native American Pipeline Protestors — Pipeline would travel underneath the Missouri River, the primary drinking water source for the Standing Rock Sioux

What to Know About the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

The pipeline would travel underneath the Missouri River, the primary drinking water source for the Standing Rock Sioux. …

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has reported more than 3,300 incidents of leaks and ruptures at oil and gas pipelines since 2010. And even the smallest spill could damage the tribe’s water supply. …

And while the land being used for the pipeline is not technically on its reservation, tribal leaders argue that the federal government did not adequately engage the Standing Rock Sioux during the permitting process—a requirement under federal law.

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Police & Military Attack Oceti Sakowin Treaty Camp 10.27.2016

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