Native Americans Fight Trump’s Push For Pipelines Amid Crippling Floods

Nicole Rojas
Apr 13, 2019 - 5:00

Native American tribes living in South Dakota have been plagued with devastating flooding due to Winter Storm Wesley, while simultaneously continuing their fight against the Keystone XL pipeline. The state has reckoned with multiple “bomb cyclones,” which have produced “historic” amounts of snow. Tribal leaders have called on President Donald Trump to cease efforts to speed up construction of the pipeline, and instead focus on the Native communities hardest affected by flooding. ...

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