The Army Corps of Engineers denied a permit that would allow drilling under the Missouri River, for the Dakota Access pipeline. This is after weeks of protesting by natives and clergy and veterans and others. You can read more here.
UPDATE: Welp, it’s not as clear-cut as all that.
1. The businesses involved in this enterprise said the announcement is just more of the same, that it’s a stall tactic until the new administration takes over and
2. The incoming administration intends to privatize the whole thing, anyway. Jaysus.
So leaves the score at:
White businessmen: 90 billion
Native people: 1.
But as someone said on Twitter: It’s a start.