February 8, 2017

Trump administration to approve final permit for Dakota Access pipeline

The deputy secretary of the Army will grant the final permit needed to complete the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Army declared in a court filing Tuesday, clearing the massive infrastructure project’s last bureaucratic hurdle.

The Army’s intention to grant a 30-year easement under North Dakota’s Lake Oahe was immediately hailed by congressional Republicans and decried by members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and other opponents. Read more.

Washington Post

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Army Corps of Engineers to grant final Dakota Access Pipeline permit; tribe vows to fight - RT

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