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The Ihanktonwan Oyate/Yankton Sioux General Council of South Dakota passed key resolutions in April to affirm their opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline.

According to Native News Network,  an April 4th Resolution declared that consultation with tribes by the State Department in regards to the pipeline project has been flawed and has not lived up to standards established in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

We’d like to thank all those who took action against the approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline bill in the US Senate last week.  Activists across the country called, tweeted, and facebooked their senators encouraging them to vote against a transportation bill that included approval for the construction of the tarsands pipeline.  We especially applaud the courage of the Lakota community on Pine Ridge Reservation for their heroic efforts to block the tran


TransCanada announced on Monday that the company will proceed with the construction of the southern half of the Keystone XL pipeline, the segment that would extend from Cushing, Oklahoma, to the Gulf of Mexico. Since this segment would not cross the Canada-US border, it does not require US government approval.  TransCanada plans to begin construction despite a lack of approval for the northern leg of the pipeline.

Suscribirse a USA: Block Construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline