You've scanned the #NoDAPL updates on Twitter. You may have even checked into Standing Rock on Facebook in hopes of confusing law enforcement.
If you're now ready to take the "armchair" out of your activism, you won't need to drive all the way to North Dakota to inveigh against the Dakota Access Pipeline project. This weekend, the protest is coming to you.The pipeline is a $3.7 billion pipe that would run 1,172 miles from North Dakota to Illinois, transporting approximately 470,000 barrels of oil per day. The route crosses the Missouri River in North Dakota, as well as Lake Oahe, the reservation’s main source of drinking water. That's led to concerns locally that Missouri water quality could be affected.
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