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Supporters Speak Out In Favor Of Dakota Access Oil Pipeline

As protests over the Dakota Access oil pipeline keep growing, those in favor of the project are beginning to speak out — even as the company stops work on the pipeline.
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Rallies Planned Across The Country To Support N.D. Oil Pipeline Protesters

Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vow to continue their protest against an oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota. They're preparing for a long, cold winter.
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N.D. Pipeline Protester: 'It's About Our Rights As Native People'

Protesters continue to gather at the site of a proposed oil pipeline despite Friday's announcement that the government would pause construction on federally owned land.
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In Victory For Protesters, Obama Administration Halts North Dakota Pipeline

An Obama administration decision to suspend construction on a controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota is a game changer for efforts to protect tribal lands, officials say.
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U.S. Halts Construction On Oil Pipeline In North Dakota After Protests

The Obama administration is halting construction on the pipeline after concerns were raised by a nearby Native American tribe. A federal judge previously ruled construction could proceed.
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Judge Rules That Construction Can Proceed On Dakota Access Pipeline

The Standing Rock Sioux tribe had sought a temporary stop to work on the pipeline. But after the ruling, three U.S. agencies said work would halt in an area particularly sensitive to the tribe.
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Army Corps Doesn't Oppose Temporary Halt To Dakota Access Pipeline

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it's OK with a short pause while a federal court decides whether the Corps followed proper procedure in authorizing the pipeline's construction and operation.
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Oklahoma Shuts Down Energy Companies' Disposal Wells In Area Of Strong Quake

Saturday's large quake immediately raised suspicions that it was linked to injection wells that oil and gas companies use as part of fracking and other operations.
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How Fossil Fuel Production Relates To Earthquakes

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 hit Oklahoma on Saturday morning. StateImpact Oklahoma reporter Joe Wertz talks about earthquakes and their connections to oil and gas production.
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U.S. Gasoline Use Hits A Record, But That May Not Last

Drivers burned more than 405 million gallons a day in June, the most ever. But more efficient cars and an expected decline in auto ownership could mean the peak will soon be in the rearview mirror.

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