We are to believe that the leftist hooligans who have been squatting on federal land in North Dakota for the past 6 months to stall the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline care about the environment. I hope the polar bears don’t mind their carbon emissions:
At least this time they are only burning their wooden hovels, rather than tires, like they did earlier to block Highway 1806:
From USA Today:
Most of the protesters left the encampment near Cannon Ball, N.D., by Wednesday’s deadline. Ten were arrested and up to 50 remaining demonstrators must leave Thursday, Burgum said.
Remnants of the camp went up in flames Wednesday when protesters set fire to wooden housing as part of a departure ceremony. About 20 fires were set and two people, a 7-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl, suffered burns. …
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers set the Wednesday deadline, citing the threat of spring flooding.
The flooding is a problem because it could wash garbage and sewage from the moonbat encampment into Lake Oahe, which the protesters are supposedly keeping pristine by not letting any grownups run a pipeline under it.
Authorities sent buses to take protesters to the North Dakota capital of Bismarck, where they were offered fresh clothing, bus fare and food and hotel vouchers.
Courtesy of you, Mr. and Mrs. Taxpayer. This is on top of the $33 million state and local taxpayers have spent to keep this carnival under control. Plus we are paying the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to clean up hippies’ garbage.
More of the moonbats’ handiwork:
On tips from Byron and Bodhisattva.