Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! is joined by two Native American leaders, Dallas Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental Network and by Chase Iron Eyes of the Lakota Peoples’ Law Project and member of the Standing Rock Tribe about the facts on the ground.
On Tuesday, February 7th, the US Army Corps of Engineers said it will greenlight the final phase of construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline.
This was called “an unlawful and appalling violation of human rights” by Amnesty International.
It will make you cry.
At least 20 million suburbanite, everyday Americans’ water will also be imperiled by the now-approved plan to drill beneath the Missouri River.