Demonstratiekamp against controversial oil pipeline US permanently evicted
The camp of protesters against the oil pipeline in North Dakota is completely cleared. With the clearing of the camp were 46 people arrested. Bulldozers and armored vehicles are the camp now to tear it down.
Many protestors left the camp voluntarily, but a hard core of opponents of the oil pipeline refused to leave. They are then cleared before the project began with the demolition of the camp, reports AFP. Wednesday was an ultimatum that the authorities had set.
The now demolished camp there for about a year been. Former president Obama explained the construction of the pipeline still. The lead is town, and at 1885 miles long. The construction of the pipeline will cost 3.8 billion dollars (3.5 billion euros). President Trump decided by decree that the leadership, despite the protests of the indians and klimaatactivisten, can come.
What you need to know about the controversial construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota
The protests are directed against the construction of the last part of the pipeline. That goes right through the area of two indian tribes. The pipeline connects oil fields in North Dakota with refineries in the Gulf of Mexico.
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