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11/9/16 – Implications of Malheur/Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

Last month members of a group that occupied Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge for 41 days were acquitted of preventing federal employees from doing their jobs. On the day of the acquittal, law enforcement officers arrested nearly 150 protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline, leading some to draw parallels between the two occupations. Is it too soon to do so? What are the implications of the acquittal and what does the future hold for such protests? We’ll talk to Public Lands Policy expert John Freemuth, today on Elemental Idaho.

 

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