Sioux Say Trump Illegally Pushed Through Dakota Pipeline

Law360, New York (February 28, 2017, 7:35 PM EST) -- Members of several Sioux tribal nations hit President Donald Trump with a proposed complaint in D.C. federal court Monday, alleging Trump illegally directed the federal government to approve the Dakota Access pipeline for business reasons.

Sara Jumping Eagle and other members of the Sioux nations including the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and Oglala Lakota Sioux Tribe asked to be allowed to intervene in the Standing Rock tribe’s suit challenging the controversial $3.8 billion, 1,172-mile crude oil pipeline, in order to file a...
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