Thousands of protesters joined the Standing Rock Sioux to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. They were trying to stop an oil pipeline because it crossed sacred lands and for fear that it would pollute the Missouri River. The protests led President Obama to stop the pipeline, but President Trump has approved it.
Now the protesters are gone. But the environmentalists, so insistent on preserving a pristine natural environment, have left behind some 48 million tons of garbage. They also abandoned some of their pets.
But the biggest urgency is that the amount of human waste and toxic material left behind threatens to pollute the Missouri River! [Read more…]