Appeals court refuses to stop oil in Dakota Access pipeline
Saturday, 18 March 2017 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An appeals court on Saturday refused a request from two American Indian tribes for an “emergency” order that would prevent oil from flowing through Dakota Access pipeline. The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit means the $3.8 billion pipeline to move North Dakota oil […]
Oil has now filled the Dakota Access Pipeline beneath Lake Oahe in South Dakota. For months, many protested this contested section of the pipeline. The Standing Rock Sioux are concerned that they may face an environmental and cultural disaster if the oil spills. The area is home to sacred sites for...
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