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Iowa: Landowner Arrested Blocking Dakota Access Trucks on Her Farm

HeadlineOct 20, 2016

Meanwhile, in Iowa, landowner Cyndy Coppola was arrested protesting against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline on her family’s farm in Calhoun County, Iowa, over the weekend. Coppola’s land is one of multiple properties where the Dakota Access pipeline company used eminent domain to secure easements to build the pipeline, despite the objection of the landowners. Coppola and her friend were arrested blockading Dakota Access pipeline company trucks Saturday.

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