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Visionary Science, Ethics, Law and Action in the Public Interest

By Carolyn Raffensperger

  1. Action Alert on Dakota Access

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    By Carolyn Raffensperger Call the Army Corps of Engineers Now. In a fast moving chess game over Dakota Access, the President just issued a Presidential Memo to the Army Corps of Engineers telling it to fast track Dakota Access and 1) to review and approve the construction and operation of DAPL; 2) consider whether to…Read More →

  2. Legal Background for Dakota Access January, 2017

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    By Carolyn Raffensperger On Monday, January 23, 2017, the President signed a mix of presidential memoranda and executive orders that address Dakota Access, Keystone, and future pipelines. –For a good overview of the difference between executive orders and presidential memos, see this: http://www.usatoday.com/…/executive-order-vs-pres…/96979014/ The major legal question for Dakota Access is whether they already have…Read More →

  3. 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 →

  4. The Rise of the Water Protectors

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    The Rise of the Water Protectors Networker Volume 21(5), Fall 2016 A letter from Carolyn Raffensperger, Returned from Standing Rock   Friends, I write this in the heat of the struggle to block Dakota Access’ nefarious pipeline. I just returned from Standing Rock and jumped into protests for the Iowa reach of the pipeline. For…Read More →