Army Corps of Engineers tallies cost of clean-up from pipeline protesters

Following President Donald Trump’s executive order allowing the Dakota Access Pipeline to move forward, the Army Corps of Engineers has concluded its forced cleanup of the mess left behind by thousands of protesters. At the expense of $1.1 million, the ACE finished its canvassing of the area on Thursday. Though the cleanup of the protest site originally began in early February, the sanitation was kickstarted on Feb 23. A mass of 8,170 cubic yards of trash from the three campgrounds occupied by protesters was eventually hauled away. In an email, ACE Captain Ryan Hignight wrote, “In total, there were 835 roll-off dumpsters

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