DAPL Construction Continues in Violation of the Law

Celebration, as always, was premature.   Energy Transfer Partners, in a brazen defiance of the Army Corps of Engineers and the will of the people of Standing Rock, have announced that they will defy the administration’s order to deny the easement required for their drilling and continue construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.  They will pay a fine of $50,000 per day for the violation, with the assumption that the incoming administration will reverse the order and potentially forgive the fines. They are probably right.  The president elect and his […]

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100 Days of Winter

  They say elections have consequences, but they rarely remind you how permanent those consequences can be.   The plan for Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office have been available for some time.  If you’re like me, you read through them before today because you wanted to see if there was some special sauce that most of us were missing about this putrid man and his vague but ominous promises to remake our country.  But no one will blame you if this is the first time you’re seeing this, […]

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