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General News    H3'ed 9/10/16

Iowa Landowners Sue to Stop Dakota Access Construction, Say Pipeline Provides No Public Service

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In addition to facing large-scale resistance by Indigenous activists in North Dakota, the Dakota Access pipeline is also facing legal resistance in Iowa, one of four states through which it passes. Democracy NOW's Amy Goodman went to Des Moines to speak with Bill Hanigan, an attorney representing 15 Iowa landowners who are contesting the project's use of eminent domain under the guise that it would provide a public service, even as it threatens to pollute the state's farmland and water supplies.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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