Army Surrenders to Indians in North Dakota | Joel B. Pollak – Breitbart

The Army surrendered Friday to Native American protesters who had gathered in North Dakota at the intersection of the Cannonball and Missouri Rivers by voluntarily suspending the Daktoa Access Pipeline project.

Earlier Friday, a federal judge denied a request by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe for an injunction against the Army Corps of Engineers to stop construction on the pipeline, which will carry 400,000 barrels of oil per day from the Bakken region to an existing Illinois pipeline.

However, the Obama administration intervened, and the Army voluntarily blocked construction on land owned by the Corps or under Lake Oahe in South Dakota. In a joint statement with the Departments of Justice and Interior, the Army surrendered:

Source: Army Surrenders to Indians in North Dakota – Breitbart

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