This battle over the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock is far from over. In fact, some would say, it’s about to get real.
In this episode of Still Here comes a closer look at some of the new challenges emerging at the start of a new year – for the water protectors, for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and for a new North Dakota governor who, on day one, came out in favor of the $3.8 billion dollar energy project.
In this final week before Donald J. Trump takes the presidential oath of office, there are other concerns that could sway the direction of the pipeline struggle. Right now, the focus is on Mother Nature. There’s fear of massive and dangerous flooding where the water protectors remain.