Are the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines good or bad for America?

  1. Brynn Thorssen profile image90
    Brynn Thorssenposted 12 months ago

    Are the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines good or bad for America?

    Do Native American rights take precedent over economics?

  2. bradmasterOCcal profile image29
    bradmasterOCcalposted 12 months ago

    Native Americans don't have any greater rights than American Citizens. in that they should be paid for the land that the government is using. Not having to rely on other countries for our energy needs is beneficial to everyone in the US? We all consume energy and our population has doubled in modern times.

    Eminent Domain has been applied to landowners in the US. Notwithstanding the legalities, the Native Americans should try to find a common ground that benefits both.

    Check out the history of the Alaskan Pipeline and all the opposition reasons not to build it and compare here.

 
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