Oglala Sioux Push For Dakota Access Pipeline Enviro Report

Law360, New York (February 13, 2017, 4:41 PM EST) -- The Oglala Sioux Tribe filed a lawsuit in D.C. federal court Saturday to force the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to complete an environmental review that fully analyzes the impacts of the controversial Dakota Access pipeline on the tribe’s treaty rights.

In another legal challenge to Dakota Access LLC’s project, the tribe says the pipeline would cross the Missouri River at Lake Oahe, upriver from the tribe’s water intake as part of the Mni Wiconi project, which provides safe drinking water to the tribe’s Pine Ridge Reservation as well as to the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe and...

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