The nearly 1200-mile Dakota Access pipeline will carry Bakken crude oil from North Dakota to Illinois. As construction was underway, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe took legal action to try to stop it. The pipeline route crosses under the Missouri River, at a site that the Standing Rock Sioux consider sacred.
In this flyover, made using Google Earth Pro, you can see the location of the Dakota Access Pipeline route, the Missouri River crossing, and protest camps near the Cannonball River. Video credit: Jordan Wirfs-Brock for Inside Energy.