Daily Activity

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

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.


3-8-17

Cleanup activities of the former Sacred Stone Camp location continued.

No protest activity occurred.   


3-7-17

Judge Boasberg in Federal District Court in Washington, DC issued a ruling which denied the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribes’ request for an injunction under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to stop construction of the pipeline.

Cleanup activities of the former Sacred Stone Camp location continued. No protest activity occurred.


3-6-17

The cleanup of the area formally occupied by the Rosebud Camp is reported as complete.  Cleanup activities of the US Army Corps of Engineer property formally occupied by the Sacred Stone Camp continue.

No protest activity occurred. 


3-5-17

Contractors continued cleanup activities in the Oceti and Rosebud camps.

No protest activity occurred.


3-4-17

Contractors continued cleanup activities in the Oceti and Rosebud camps.

No protest activity occurred.


3-3-17

The US Army Corps of Engineers announced the cleanup of the area formally occupied by the Oceti Sakowin Camp is complete.  They reported the debris removed was just over 2,000 cubic yards and required more than 600 roll-off dumpsters.  Clean up of the other areas continues.

No protest activity occurred. 


3-2-17

Contractors continued cleanup activities in the Oceti, Rosebud, and Sacred Stone camps.

No protest activity occurred.