Eight other pipelines already run under the lake at varying depths, but protesters say the construction and size of DAPL would put the reservation’s only supply of drinking water at risk of oil spills and contamination as well as harm sacred sites.There is also concern that it would lead to increased carbon emissions.Some said burning the structures — which appeared to include a yurt and a teepee — was part of the ceremony of leaving.As heavy rain turned to snow, they said they expected no trouble during the eviction, despite a heavy law enforcement presence."People are being very mindful, trying very hard to stay in prayer, to stay positive," said Nestor Silva, 37, of California."I am not aware of any plans for belligerence."The Corps set a 2 p.m.
Lawmakers in several states are considering requirements for doctors to inform women seeking medical abortions about an unproven procedure called “abortion reversal.” Doctors' groups oppose the bills because of flawed science and ethical concerns.
Wednesday's deadline for the protesters to leave also may not spell the end of the heavy law enforcement presence near where Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners is finishing the last section of the pipeline, which will carry oil from North Dakota through the Dakotas and Iowa to a shipping point in Illinois.
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to advance the construction of the .8bn (£3bn) Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) project, saying during the signing that it will be “subject to terms and conditions to be negotiated by us”.
O'Gorman's Matt Cartwright matched a school record with 68 3-pointers.
He shot 56 percent from the field and scored 505 total points, second most in school history, leading O'Gorman to the Class AA championship. Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Myah Selland averaged 20 points, 8 rebounds and nearly 5 assists per game, while contributing 84 steals and 60 blocks on defense.