These Are the Corporations Funding the Dakota Access Pipeline
In the video below, Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman interviews Food & Water Watch’s Hugh MacMillan, who has been conducting an investigation on the organizations that are funding the construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. (Click the diagram above to start video)
Thus far, MacMillan’s investigation has revealed numerous different financial entities who are banking on the pipeline’s construction. Among the list of corporate backers is Bank of America, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and UBS.
“They are banking on this company and banking on being able to drill and frack for the oil to send through the pipeline over the coming decades,” MacMillan says. “So they’re providing the capital for the construction of this pipeline.”
You can find a full transcript of the interview below!