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President Donald Trump said Thursday energy companies are now required to use U.S. steel if they want to construct future projects like Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. Trump has refrained from suggesting companies should be required to use U.S. steel on pipelines, but he is now mandating companies build the lines with American-based raw …

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The Daily Caller News Foundation has obtained video of a prominent environmental activist suggesting anti-oil pipeline protesters are just as brave as American soldiers fighting in Iraq or Afghanistan. In the video, Josh Michener, a prominent anti-pipeline activist, can be heard saying American soldiers fight for oil, while so-called water protectors are the real heroes because …

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Riot police and what looks like National Guard troops can be seen entering the mostly abandoned encampment on Thursday morning, accompanied with bulldozers and armored vehicles. About 100 protesters remained in the camp on Wednesday, defying the deadline for evacuation ordered by North Dakota’s governor.

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The Keystone XL pipeline will create 20,000 direct jobs for Americans during construction, and additionally will create 118,000 indirect jobs during the construction phase.  Over five billion dollars in taxes will pass to the communities that the pipeline passes through and it will generate an estimated $20 billion of economic stimulus to the United States. …

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North Dakota lawmakers recently introduced a bill that’d legalize running over protesters, as long as it’s an accident. Safe to say, it won’t find many supporters from anti-DAPL activists. “Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a driver of a motor vehicle who unintentionally causes injury or death to an individual obstructing vehicular traffic on a …

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