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Drew Costley

Jul 9, 2020

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The Color of Climate

The Dakota Access Pipeline Shutdown Is a Bitter Win

Environmental justice activists are ‘cautiously optimistic’

Indigenous protesters march to the site of a sacred burial ground that was disturbed by the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) on September 4, 2016 near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Photo illustration. Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

This is The Color of Climate, a weekly column from OneZero exploring how climate change and other environmental issues uniquely impact the future of communities of color.