What Are The DAPL Professional Protesters Leaving Behind?

What Are The DAPL Professional Protesters Leaving Behind?

After Months Of Protesting In Morton County, North Dakota DAPL Protesters Left Behind Trash And Waste That Could Lead To An Ecological Disaster

 

The U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Declared The Protest Camps On Federal Land Must Be Cleared By February 22nd In Order To Clear The Trash And Waste Left By Protesters Prior To Flooding. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday that the camp, located on federal land, would be closed Feb. 22 in order to ‘prevent injuries and significant environmental damage in the likely event of flooding in this area’ at the mouth of the Cannonball River in North Dakota.” (Valerie Richardson, “Massive Cleanup Underway After Dakota Access Protesters Leave Behind Environmental Mess,” Washington Times, 2/5/17)

 

  • S. Army Corps Of Engineers: “Without proper remediation, debris, trash, and untreated waste will wash into the Cannonball River and Lake Oahe.” (Valerie Richardson, “Massive Cleanup Underway After Dakota Access Protesters Leave Behind Environmental Mess,” Washington Times, 2/5/17)

 

  • North Dakota Commissioner for Indian Affairs Scott Davis: “It’s unfortunate. Again, that just goes against what they’re fighting against, is leaving that stuff and abandoning it and obviously the environment the river.” (Valerie Richardson, “Massive Cleanup Underway After Dakota Access Protesters Leave Behind Environmental Mess,” Washington Times, 2/5/17)

 

  • Morton County Emergency Manager Tom Doering: “Standing Rock Environmental Protection Agency and Dakota Sanitation are working together to try and advert an environmental tragedy.” (Sara Berlinger, “Sanitation Crews Work To Remove Massive Amounts Of Garbage From DAPL Protest Camp Before Spring Thaw,” KFYR, 2/6/17)

 

(Morton County Sheriff’s Office, 2/7/17)


(Morton County Sheriff’s Office, 2/7/17)

 

(Morton County Sheriff’s Office, 2/7/17)