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Feds, Sioux Tribe Tangle Over Bid To Halt Dakota Pipeline

Law360, New York (March 17, 2017, 8:52 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Dakota Access LLC urged the D.C. Circuit on Friday not to prevent the company from moving oil through its pipeline at a disputed site in North Dakota, while the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe argued that an injunction is needed to protect the tribe’s religious rights.

The Cheyenne River tribe asked the circuit court Wednesday for an emergency injunction to block Dakota Access from letting oil flow through its nearly completed pipeline on a stretch of federal land in North...
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