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  1. SEHN Urges President Obama to Protect Rights of the Standing Rock Water Protectors

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    President Obama: Cease Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline Immediately; Compel Department of Justice Investigation into Law Enforcement Treatment of Water Protectors     North Dakota and Iowa— On the night of November 20th, over mainstream and social media, the world witnessed the militarized, violent and unjust treatment of those assembled at Standing Rock defending the waters….Read More →

  2. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Over 70 Organizations Call on President Obama to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Wednesday, November 2, 2016   Contact:   Carolyn Raffensperger, moreinfo AT sehn DOT org, (515) 268-0600 Matt Ohloff, matto@iowacci, (515) 282-0484    Over 70 Organizations Call on President Obama to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline   Des Moines, IA – Over 70 grassroots organizations from around the United States sent a letter…Read More →

  3. Dear President Obama: NoDAPL

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    November 1, 2016   Dear President Obama,   Your administration is in the midst of reviewing the permits for Dakota Access’ crude oil pipeline as described in a memo released Sept. 9th, 2016. We strongly urge you to expand the review to the entire pipeline route and not limit it to the Missouri River crossing at Lake Oahe…Read More →

  4. The Facts: Financial Status of Energy Transfer Partners and the Dakota Access Pipeline

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    Fact Sheet on Financial Status of Energy Transfer Partners and Dakota Access Pipeline   There are moral and financial reasons for banks and other investors divesting from Dakota Access. The Science & Environmental Health Network has prepared a financial analysis of the status of Energy Transfer Partners and the Dakota Access Pipeline.   Download the full…Read More →

  5. Who’s in charge? A book review of “The Toxic Schoolhouse”

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    By Kaitlin Butler For more information, to view the press release and to pre-order the book, visit Baywood Publishing Company’s webpage.   Environmental public health has had its forays into the spotlight. Six decades ago, the term “environmental disaster” had people in the US thinking of Love Canal and Chernobyl. Later, maybe Three Mile Island, DDT,…Read More →