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Dakota Access Pipeline Can Operate During Enviro Review

Law360, New York (October 11, 2017, 2:11 PM EDT) -- A D.C. federal judge said Wednesday that he would allow the Dakota Access pipeline to stay in operation while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducts further environmental review of the project, but warned the agency not to treat the review as a mere formality.

The battle over the pipeline was sparked by high-profile protests by the Standing Rock Sioux and others who claimed the project threatened the tribe's water supply. Above, a rally against the pipeline in Washington, D.C., last year. (AP) The Standing Rock...
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