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Introduction

The Midwest Alliance for Infrastructure Now (MAIN) is a partnership of entities from the agriculture, business, and labor sectors aimed at supporting the economic development and energy security benefits associated with infrastructure projects in the Midwest. With the domestic energy sector in the midst of an unprecedented boom, the methods by which energy resources are safely transported from “field to market” have never been more important to our nation’s economic well-being, or to our pursuit of energy independence.

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News

Obama Admin. Blocks Dakota Access Pipeline Months After Approving It

Michael Bastasch | Daily Caller

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not be granting the company building the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) the easement it needs to cross the Missouri River, despite the project being nearly complete. American Indians and environmentalists camped out at the project’s construction site hailed the decision a victory, while Energy Transfer Partners and pipeline […]

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Who are the Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Standing With?

Bruce Strinden | Washington Examiner

After being immersed in more than three months of protests and riots over the Dakota Access Pipeline in Morton County, N.D., I feel compelled to share a few general observations. First, and most aggravating, the reasoning and stated positions of the protesters seem to have little to do with the citizens of Morton County, or […]

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Officials Raise Concerns for Children at the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest

Erin Mundahl | InsideSources

Mandan, N.D. — This fall, Dakota Access Pipeline protesters at the Sacred Stones Camp in North Dakota proudly highlighted the Defenders of the Water School as a camp success story. By October, they had changed their tune. In a letter addressed to tribal chairman Dave Archambault II, the North Dakota State Superintendent of Public Instruction […]

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