Daily Activity

This is preliminary information to provide a general timeline & summary of protest activity.

Hotline available for ranchers affected by drought

 

BISMARCK, N.D. – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has announced a new hotline available for ranchers affected by the drought.


Goehring encourages producers to monitor flood threats

Date: March 30, 2017

Office: North Dakota Department of Agriculture


Motorists advised to be alert to overland flooding affecting roadways

Date: March 29, 2017

Office: ND Department of Transportation


Final Entry: 3-27-17

Energy Transfer Partners announced that it has placed oil in the pipeline under Lake Oahe and that final preparations to place the entire Dakota Access Pipeline into service are being completed.  Energy Transfer Partners reports the entire pipelin


3-26-17

There were no significant events.  Construction activities to complete the pipeline continue.


3-25-17

There were no significant events.  Construction activities to complete the pipeline continue.


3-24-17

Unified Command response and mutual aid law enforcement assistance to Morton County ended today.  Final demobilization of any remaining assets and materials is ongoing.  The Morton County Sheriff’s Department and the ND Highway Patrol will maintain future additional patrols in the area. 

Construction activities to complete the pipeline continue.


3-23-17

There were no significant events.  Construction activities to complete the pipeline continue.


3-22-17

 There were no significant events.  Construction activities to complete the pipeline continue.  


3-21-17

The pilot car escorts of Hwy 1806 traffic ended at noon on today and Hwy 1806 was fully re-opened to regular traffic.  No parking signs are posted in the area from the Cannonball Bridge to Ft. Rice.  Law enforcement will be maintaining additional patrols in the area.   

No protest activity occurred. 


3-20-17

The pilot car escorts of Hwy 1806 traffic continued with no significant problems.

No protest activity occurred. 


3-19-17

The pilot car escorts of Hwy 1806 traffic continued with no significant problems.

No protest activity occurred.  


3-18-17

The Cheyenne River Sioux and Standing Rock Sioux Tribes filed an appeal regarding Judge Boasberg’s March 14th denial of their request for injunction.  The Appeals Court refused the Tribes’ request for an “emergency order” to prevent oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline. 

The pilot car escorts of Hwy 1806 traffic continued with no significant problems. No protest activity occurred.  


3-17-17

Hwy 1806 was opened at noon to both northbound and southbound traffic.  Pilot cars were used to guide traffic between the Cannonball Bridge and Ft. Rice.  No significant problems were encountered with the opening. 

No protest activity occurred.


3-16-17

No protest activity occurred. 


3-15-17

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribes’ request for an injunction pending appeal was denied by Judge Boasberg in a ruling issued on March 14, 2017.

No protest activity occurred.   


3-14-17

No protest activity occurred.


3-13-17

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe filed an appeal of Judge Boasberg’s denial of a preliminary injunction to stop construction of DAPL on grounds of violation of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.  Additionally, the Tribe filed a motion requesting that Judge Boasberg issue an injunction pending appeal to “prevent the flow of oil” through DAPL.  (Appeal was filed on 3/10/17.) 

No protest activity occurred. No


3-10-17 - 3-12-17

No protest activity occurred.


3-9-17

Cleanup of the former Sacred Stone Camp location was completed.

No protest activity occurred.