DC Circ. Denies Tribe's Bid To Stem Dakota Pipeline Oil

Law360, New York (March 20, 2017, 1:54 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit on Saturday rejected a bid by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe to prevent Dakota Access from putting oil into its pipeline at a disputed North Dakota site, which could allow the company to start the flow of oil as soon as Monday.

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