Episcopalians back protest over Standing Rock pipeline
THE Standing Rock Sioux Nation, in North Dakota, travelled to Washington, DC, last week to march in protest against the Dakota Access pipeline, alongside thousands of people of faith. The project was halted in December, but was later accelerated by President Trump in one of his first actions in the Oval Office (News, 27 January).
The Nation opposes the route of the pipeline, which will transport crude oil across its ancestral burial grounds, arguing that it could pollute their main ...
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