The Obama community organizing political machine has done a bang-up job of creating negative public sentiment against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Alright, all my Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn friends, can you handle the truth?
First, my friends, the below map shows locations of Indian reservations in North Dakota. Look closely, now.
This next map shows the planned, approved, route of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Again, look closely.
What do you know? Shazzam! The pipeline was never planned to cross “sacred Indian territory”. The route is all on private land.
What now? Will you continue to like and share false memes or help communicate the truth?
Learn more about the Dakota Access Pipeline Project http://www.daplpipelinefacts.com/resources/project-maps.html
Facts on the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s reservation http://standingrockfactchecker.org/fact-checking-srst-claims-9-7-16/
UPDATED Monday, September 19 at 0445 hours
Warren Buffet, crony capitalist buddy to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama owns the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad that presently hauls Baaken oil. When did Indians ever protest oil spills from derailed tanker cars? Link to American Thinker: Warren Buffett and the Keystone Decision.
There are over 2,500,000 pipelines that perform safely and reliably each moment of our lives to deliver various liquids and gasses essential to our American way of life. Read Pipeline 101: Where Are Liquids Pipelines Located?
The United States has the largest network of energy pipelines in the world, with more than 2.5 million miles of pipe.
The network of crude oil pipelines in the U.S. is extensive. There are approximately 55,000 miles of crude oil trunk lines (usually 8 – 24 inches in diameter) in the U.S. that connect regional markets.
On the matter of train derailments and subsequent oil spills in North Dakota, read from US News: Train Catches Fire in North Dakota