2 Years After Standing Rock Protests, North Dakota Oil Business Is Booming

2 Years After Standing Rock Protests, North Dakota Oil Business Is Booming

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Morton County Commissioner Cody Schulz says the Dakota Access Pipeline protests cost his county nearly $40 million. The state paid much of that cost.

Legal battles and local tensions persist two years after the North Dakota prairie was filled with thousands of indigenous and environmental protesters opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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