Corps, Standing Rock Say Dakota Access Lacks Permission

Law360, New York (January 9, 2017, 7:31 PM EST) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe asked a D.C. federal court on Friday to nix the company behind the Dakota Access pipeline's claim that it has already received the necessary permission to complete construction under Lake Oahe in North Dakota.

Last month, the Corps announced that it would not issue an easement for the $3.8 billion crude oil pipeline on federally owned land it manages at Lake Oahe, saying it would instead conduct a more stringent environmental review to consider...
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