Pipeline news – AP

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the proposed four-state, $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline (all times local):7:25 p.m.Authorities say they arrested 76 Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters after they refused to leave a camp set up on private land.Morton County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Rob Keller says they repeatedly warned the protesters to leave the camp.On Wednesday afternoon, officers moved in and evicted the protesters. They were transported to several county jails.Law enforcement officials say they have made 696 arrests during protest activity since August, 2016.Protest spokesman Chase Iron Eyes couldn’t be reached for comment because his cellphone wasn’t accepting messages.

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