While the Sioux nation has been in the spotlight for their pipeline protests, they are also developing what would be an enormous collection of wind farms on six reservations.
A pipeline project is quietly being installed as fast as possible, critics say, displacing residents, threatening water supplies and racking up alleged construction violations.
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Dick Meister is a San Francisco-based freelance columnist who has covered labor ad politics for more than a half-century. Contact him through his web site, dickmeister.com.