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The Latest On: Dakota Access Pipeline

April 14, 2017 | In the News: The Center for Investigative Reporting

Is Nothing Sacred? How Archaeological Reviews Imperil Tribal Lands

Stephanie Tsosie, Attorney, Northwest Office, Earthjustice: “Imagine a company wanted to build a pipeline through the Sistine Chapel or Arlington [National] Cemetery without regard to anyone who cared about those places? All the sacred sites we were seeking to protect have been destroyed. If the intent of the law is to protect sacred sites, it’s a sign something has to change.”

March 22, 2017 | Feature

In Conversation: Standing With Standing Rock

Earthjustice attorney Jan Hasselman, lead counsel to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their litigation, discusses the historic legal case and what lies ahead.

February 23, 2017 | Reference

Setting The Record Straight: Standing Rock’s Engagement In The Dakota Access Pipeline

DAPL and its political allies have a favored talking point: that the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe failed to “engage” with DAPL and the Corps over the pipeline until late in the process. Kelcy Warren went so far as to tell investors that, had the Tribe spoken up sooner, alternative routes could have been considered. This narrative is a false one. Here’s the real story.

February 14, 2017 | Feature

FAQ: Standing Rock Litigation

On behalf of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Earthjustice has filed a motion for summary judgment on the major legal claims in the lawsuit filed against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prevent the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe near tribal lands.

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