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The Standing Rock protests claimed to be against the Dakota Access Pipeline because they feared its’ environmental impact. Protesters said the pipeline would contaminate the Missouri River. Now there’s another problem, the garbage left behind by the activists.
According to The Washington Times:
“Those involved in the clean-up effort, led by the Standing Rock Sioux, say it could take weeks for private sanitation. companies and volunteers to clear the expanse of abandoned tents, teepees, sleeping bags, blankets, canned food, supplies and just plain garbage littering the Oceti Sakowin camp.”