Tribe that led pipeline fight to embrace renewable energy
June 9, 2017
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The American Indian tribe that led opposition to the Dakota Access oil pipeline says it hopes to move away from reliance on fossil fuels.
Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault says the tribe wants to transition to renewable energy, such as wind and solar energy. He made the statement Thursday while accepting an award, but didn't announce any specific projects.
The Wallace Global Fund, which supports social movements through investments and grants, awarded the tribes its inaugural Henry A. Wallace Award. It's named for President Franklin D. Roosevelt's vice pr...