Pipeline protesters wreak havoc on private property
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After successfully navigating the exhaustive federal environmental review process known as NEPA, or the National Environmental Policy Act, the Dakota Access Pipeline was approved and moving forward, only to run into the buzzsaw of offensive environmental opposition, according to Tracy Brunner, NCBA president, writing in the Stock Exchange News.
As the nation watches protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline escalate and turn violent, Americans are beginning to ask questions. As cases of theft, trespassing, vandalism and dead and mutilated livestock in the area continue to mount, why is the federal government standing by and allowing this chaos to unfold; and why are they so unconcerned with the impact the protesters are having on local ranchers and their livestock?
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