Bloomberg Law
April 29, 2021, 8:32 PMUpdated: April 29, 2021, 9:35 PM

Dakota Access to Seek Supreme Court Review of Pipeline Order (1)

Ellen M. Gilmer
Ellen M. Gilmer

Dakota Access pipeline lawyers are heading to the U.S. Supreme Court to fight a ruling that required additional environmental review for the embattled oil project and left it vulnerable to a potential shutdown.

Lawyers on Thursday asked a federal appeals court to freeze a mandate that would lock in its January ruling that the Energy Transfer LP pipeline was approved without proper study under the National Environmental Policy Act.

“A stay would preserve the status quo, retaining jurisdiction in this Court to consider a potential request for relief from vacatur while the Supreme Court considers the forthcoming petition,” Gibson, Dunn ...

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