Bloomberg Law
April 12, 2021, 8:07 PM

Dakota Access Pipeline Seeks to Scrap Environmental Review Order

Ellen M. Gilmer
Ellen M. Gilmer

Dakota Access pipeline lawyers are urging a federal appeals court to reconsider a recent ruling against the divisive oil project.

Lawyers for the Energy Transfer LP line on Monday petitioned for rehearing before all active judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, asking them to toss a three-judge panel’s January decision that said a critical easement violated the National Environmental Policy Act.

The Biden administration granted Dakota Access a reprieve April 9, announcing it wouldn’t, for now, require the pipeline to shut down during a court-ordered environmental review. The pipeline company’s rehearing request targets ...

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