Bloomberg Law
Aug. 31, 2020, 10:05 PM

Army Corps Preps Dakota Access Review Amid ‘Encroachment’

Ellen M. Gilmer
Ellen M. Gilmer

The Army Corps of Engineers will start its new environmental review for the Dakota Access pipeline by Sept. 4, the agency said Monday.

In a filing to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, government lawyers said the Army Corps will finalize a formal notice kicking off the process for a court-ordered environmental impact statement (EIS) that takes a closer look at potential oil spill risks. The EIS process is expected to span 13 months.

  • The court in July scrapped a federal easement for Dakota Access, and ordered the pipeline shut down. An appeals court reviewing the decision ...

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