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Archive - US Courts Order Oil Pipeline Shutdown
On July 6th, 2020, US courts ruled that the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline must cease operation and be subjected to a thorough environmental review. This is a victory for members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe who have been fighting for years against this oil pipeline, concerned that its construction would ruin sacred lands and contaminate local water supplies. In 2017, 210,000 gallons of oil did leak out of the pipeline and caused massive environmental damage.
Magnum photographers had documented opposition to the creation of the pipeline in 2016 and 2017, most notably Larry Towell who's...
Feature - Native Americans vs. the Dakota Access Pipeline

Larry Towell

Album: 87 images
Feature - North Dakota Pipeline Demonstrations

Larry Towell

Album: 59 images
Feature - Indigenous Youth Activists

Peter van Agtmael

Album: 31 images
Feature - Native American Women Activists

Alessandra Sanguinetti

Album: 28 images
Feature - Closing the Standing Rock Camps

Larry Towell

Album: 50 images
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