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With the incoming administration of President-elect Trump supporting the project, activists worry a reversal on the Dakota pipeline at the federal level is certain.
The response last month to a call for 2,000 veterans to act as a barrier between activists and law enforcement was much swifter than expected - with organizers having to stop accepting volunteers.
North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple ordered an emergency evacuation on Monday for protesters at the main camp near the Dakota Access Pipeline due to "harsh winter conditions," his office said in statement.
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it was closing the camp partly to protect the general public from violent confrontations between protesters and law enforcement that have occurred in the area.
Activists at the scene reported that police were also spraying protesters with water in sub-freezing temperatures and firing rubber bullets, injuring some in the crowd.
Obama said the U.S. is examining ways to reroute an oil pipeline in North Dakota as it addresses concerns raised by Native American tribes protesting against its construction.
Water protectors at the Dakota Access Pipeline have already endured dog attacks, military-style checkpoints, low-flying surveillance planes, invasive strip searches, national guard deployments, and mass arrests