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Dakota Access Stresses Harm to One Tribe as Others Push Shutdown

April 20, 2021, 1:49 PM

Dakota Access pipeline supporters are urging a federal court to acknowledge the economic harm facing one American Indian tribe as a coalition of others seeks to shut down the project.

Lawyers for the Energy Transfer LP oil line on Monday filed a fresh set of court declarations from consultants, an economist, a pipeline executive, and the Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Nation, outlining the impacts of halting operations.

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia is weighing a request from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and others to shutter the pipeline in light of an invalid federal easement, after ...

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