NORTH DAKOTA (WISH) – North Dakota is borrowing more than $4 million to help pay out of state officers who are helping to keep protests calm around the contested pipeline.
Indiana has sent 37 officers to help control the protests.
Officials said the state already borrowed $6 million, but that money ran dry.
North Dakota is asking the federal government to reimburse the state for the additional law enforcement costs.
Protesters said the pipeline infringes on native american land and threatens water supplies in the area.
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