Critics say officials are ignoring the potential threat to wildlife and the environment.
The congressman urged state officials to think about climate change, pollution and Native American rights.
Why understanding Native American religion is important for resolving the Dakota Access Pipeline crisis
Not just Dakota Lakota scholar Vine Deloria Jr. described the "sacred stones" in North Dakota in his book "The World We Used
They fear the pipeline will jeopardize drinking water and sacred sites.
Standing Rock Sioux Reservation members are running 2000 miles to deliver a petition to lawmakers, asking them to stop an oil pipeline that risks polluting their ancestral lands.
They're pointing to pacts signed by the tribe and the U.S. in the 1800s.
The historic role of the "Fourth Estate" (the press/media) is to provide readers with the full scope of available information
Up to 2,500 barrels (105,000 gallons) of crude petroleum gushed onto San Refugio State Beach and into the Pacific Ocean about
UPDATE: 11:10 p.m. -- Patrick Hodgins, senior director of safety and security for Plains All American Pipeline, issued a
Now is the time to unite our voices to protect what we love, because a small, often overlooked "something" is happening that will have a huge impact on the future of oil drilling in this nation.