Tell the Trump Administration to stop Big Oil from Completing the Dakota Access Pipeline

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7,323 signatures

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For every 1000 signatures, NationofChange will send a letter to the Trump administration, demanding they stop big oil from completing the Dakota Access Pipeline.

[Update: We have sent the next letter to President Obama with 6,000+ of your signatures, demanding the Dakota Access Pipeline be abandoned. We will continue to send letters every 1,000 signatures. Thank you!]

UPDATE: The Army Corps of Engineers has denied the permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline, but Energy Transfer Partners insists that they will go ahead with the project.

3,000+ signatures sent to Obama

1,281 professionals from institutions like the Smithsonian and the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries claim that the construction work from the pipeline destroyed “ancient burial sites, places of prayer and other significant cultural artifacts sacred to the Lakota and Dakota people.”

The letter reads further: “The destruction of these sacred sites adds yet another injury to the Lakota, Dakota and other Indigenous Peoples who bear the impacts of fossil fuel extraction and transportation. If constructed, this pipeline will continue to encourage oil consumption that causes climate change, all the while harming those populations who contributed little to this crisis.”

President Obama halted temporarily construction on the the $3.8bn, 1,170-mile pipeline after the Standing Rock Sioux tribe legally challenged the project. The pipeline is supposed to funnel oil from the Bakken oil Fields in the Great Plains to Illinois and run next to the Standing Rock Sioux reservation.

We need to ensure the company abandons the pipeline on American Indian land. Sign the petition and stand with the thousands of professionals, and the Standing Rock Sioux, to tell the Trump administration to stop big oil from completing the Dakota Access pipeline for its destruction of Standing Rock Sioux lands, burial sites, and ancient artifacts that are crucial to our understanding of American heritage. 

 


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  • henrymledesma
  • For every 1000 signatures we will send a letter to the Obama administration demanding the pipeline be abandoned.
  • Power to the people! Thank you all for what you have done for all of us!
  • Annette Pirrone
  • Belinda Moss
  • you know that there was an ORIGINAL path for the pipeline that would have gone further north. How come it wasn’t changed back to THAT plan? I’m accusing the Corps of Engineers of being RACIST and politically CORRUPT. There will be backlash over this betrayal.
  • When the pipeline was originally planned to go near Bismarck, concern about endangering their water supply resulted in the original route being changed. Therefore I think it’s unfair that similar concerns by the Standing Rock Sioux are dismissed and ignored. I encourage President Trump to re-examine the issue based on his personal integrity and the mandate given to him as the president of all Amerricans.
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