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September 28, 2015 | Feature

Frozen Treasure: Defending the Arctic

The Arctic is a thriving, diverse landscape filled with life. There is currently no offshore oil and gas development in America’s Arctic Ocean. And for the sake of our warming world and irreplaceable species, there should never be.

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.

February 7, 2017 | Reference

EIS Termination

Notice of Termination of the Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement in Connection with Dakota Access, LLC's Request for an Easement to Cross Lake Oahe, North Dakota

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."

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