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Yankton Sioux Tribe Loses Bid To Pull Dakota Pipeline Permits

Law360 (March 20, 2018, 5:03 PM EDT) -- A D.C. federal judge on Monday rejected the Yankton Sioux Tribe’s bid to pull the permits issued by the federal government for the controversial $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline, saying the tribe hadn't shown that the government hid the overall impact of the project by fracturing its environmental review.

U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg denied the Yankton Sioux’s motion for partial summary judgment on its National Environmental Policy Act claims and, instead, granted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
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