zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 16, 2017 7:20 PM
After nearly a year since the first protest camp sprung up in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline, it looks as if the Governor of North Dakota, Doug Burgum, has finally had enough and has signed an executive order demanding that protesters evacuate by February 22nd.
— Doug Burgum (@DougBurgum) February 16, 2017
Ironically, environmental damage caused by the protesters, including “months of accumulated debris, and human waste generated by the populations that have occupied the aforementioned areas,” and the resulting risk posed to the waters of the Missouri River was cited by the Governor as the primary reason for the eviction notice. Per the Executive Order: