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NORTH DAKOTA

Nicknames: Peace Garden State, Roughrider State, Flickertail State

 


(Created on 30/10/2016)

 

 

  • Pipeline Protesters Cheer In North Dakota - Text + Audio - 5 December 2016
    "The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has denied a work permit that would be needed to complete a major oil pipeline under the Missouri River.
    In a statement on Sunday, the Corps of Engineers said it would consider other possible areas for the project."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Oil pipeline protest joined by military veterans (December 05, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    . "People in the U.S. state of North Dakota are angry because an oil company is building a giant pipe near their land."

    Try the same news story at these easier levels:  Level 0Level 1   or  Level 2
    Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities,
    crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

  • Police Remove Pipeline Protesters from Private Land in North Dakota - Text + Audio + Pictures - 28 October 2016
    "Police have removed dozens of protesters opposed to an oil pipeline from private land in North Dakota. No serious injuries were reported.
    Native Americans and their supporters are protesting construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. They say it could harm the water supply and destroy sacred sites."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)