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10 Banks Financing Dakota Access Pipeline Decline Meeting with Tribal Leaders


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10 Banks Financing Dakota Access Pipeline Decline Meeting with Tribal Leaders

Friends of the Earth

CANNON BALL, N.D. - For the last six weeks, a global coalition has been pressuring banks providing project loans to the Dakota Access Pipeline to renegotiate or cancel their loans. In December, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other Indigenous leaders requested that each of these banks meet with tribal representatives to hear their concerns.

The deadline for banks to respond to the Tribe’s meeting request was January 10, and as of this statement:

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Congratulations on winning meetings with the 7. The other thing that needs to be kept at a high level of public consciousness is how many of the banks, especially those ignoring or declining the request to meet, are based outside the US. I'm guessing they feel as immune to general US pressure as they do to indigenous pressure. It's an outrage.