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The Latest On: Dakota Access Pipeline

September 4, 2016 | Legal Document

Emergency Motion For A Temporary Restraining Order (Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Pursuant to Local Rule 65.1(a), plaintiff Standing Rock Sioux Tribe respectfully moves for a temporary restraining order against defendant-intervenor Dakota Access Pipeline, LLC to prevent further destruction of sacred and culturally significant sites near Lake Oahe, North Dakota, prior to this Court ruling on the Tribe’s motion for a preliminary injunction, which the Court previously indicated is anticipated this week.

September 1, 2016 | In the News: BBC

Rediscovering Native American Roots At Pipeline Protest

“It's the biggest gathering of tribes in more than 100 years. The movement is becoming more than a protest ... People in the camp say it is a way to reconnect with their identity, pride and heritage after a long history of abuse and segregation.”

August 4, 2016 | Legal Document

Motion For Preliminary Injunction (Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Pursuant to LCvR 65.1, Plaintiff Standing Rock Sioux Tribe hereby respectfully moves this Court to preliminarily enjoin the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw Nationwide Permit 12 as applied to the Dakota Access Pipeline, and to withdraw verifications issued on July 25, 2016 for the Dakota Access Pipeline to discharge in federally regulated waters at 204 sites along the pipeline route.

July 28, 2016 | Case

The Dakota Access Pipeline

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, represented by Earthjustice, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for violating the National Historic Preservation Act and other laws, after the agency issued final permits for a massive crude oil pipeline stretching from North Dakota to Illinois.

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