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February 1, 2017 | Letter

Letter from Sens. Cantwell, Tester and Udall to White House on Dakota Access Pipeline Process

"As the former Chairs, and current Ranking Member, of the United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, we write to express our concern about the Presidential Memorandum issued January 24, 2017 and reports that the Army Corps of Engineers intends to grant a final easement allowing construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline without appropriate consultation with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and due process."

January 25, 2017 | In the News: High Country News

Breaking Down Trump’s Dakota Access Decision

Jan Hasselman, Attorney, Earthjustice: “This is another action in a long history of sidestepping treaty rights and trampling on the rights of indigenous people. If this is how the Trump administration is going to be approaching issues in Indian country, it’s going to be a long four years.”

January 24, 2017 | In the News: The Daily News

Climate Change, Jobs Focus In Second Day Of Shoreline Methanol Hearings

Amanda Goodin, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “It’s important to know that these [climate change] impacts won’t just be felt at the project site. All of the shorelines of the state will be harmed. Protecting the state’s shorelines means doing everything we can to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, and that means drastically reducing our greenhouse gas emissions. Unfortunately, this project will move us fast in the absolute opposite direction.”

January 20, 2017 | Legal Document

Dakota Access LLC: Opposition to Motions to Dismiss and Reply in Support of MSJ

Dakota Access, LLC’s consolidated (1) Opposition to motions to dismiss by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe; (2) Opposition to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s cross-motions for summary judgment; and (3) Reply in support of motion for summary judgment

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