Dakota Access Pipeline
United States

The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) is a 1,172-mile-long underground oil pipeline which pumps about half a million barrels of oil each day from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota to the Patoka oil terminal hub in Illinois. DAPL became widely known for violations of Indigenous rights, after a large protest camp at Standing Rock ultimately failed to stop the pipeline proceeding. The pipeline crosses Native American sacred sites and threatens drinking water at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation and other nearby communities. Many Native Americans in Iowa and the Dakotas have opposed DAPL, supported by thousands of concerned individuals both at Standing Rock and globally. Following the resistance, several Equator banks sold on their loans to the project in early 2017, but their action came too late to stop the pipeline being completed.

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