Lakota Indians Block ‘Keystone XL Pipeline’ Trucks in Six-Hour Standoff
"Five Lakotas on Pine Ridge Indian land in South Dakota were arrested Monday after attempting to block two tarsands pipeline trucks from entering their land. According to the Lakota activist the six-hour standoff started when the trucks refused to turn around claiming they had “corporate rights that supersede any other law.”
According to the Rapid City Journal “several dozens” of American Indians were part of the blockade but a community journalist reports only five people were arrested.”
More at Color Lines. H/T Sustainable Sam and NS Environmental Studies, a fantastic pair of enviro tumblrs you should follow.