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Dakota Access Pipeline

The Latest On: Dakota Access Pipeline

July 17, 2017 | Legal Document

Brief Of Dakota Access, LLC Regarding Remedy

To decide on a remedy in a case like this, the Court balances the overall equities and considers the practicality of alternatives. Both underlying factors—whether the deficiencies warranting remand are serious and the disruptive consequences of vacatur—strongly favor allowing the Dakota Access Pipeline (“DAPL”) to continue operating during remand.

June 28, 2017 | Feature

Oil, Water, and Steel: The Dakota Access Pipeline

The fight to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, which threatens the water and sacred sites of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, has grown into a global movement of solidarity with Standing Rock. Earthjustice is representing the Tribe in their legal challenges against the pipeline.

June 15, 2017 | Feature

DAPL Ruling: What Was Decided, What’s Next?

An explanation of the latest court decision in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's litigation: how the Trump administration decision fell short in three important respects, and what lies ahead.

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.”

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