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Dakota Access Pipeline

The Latest On: Dakota Access Pipeline

February 9, 2021 | Letter

Joint Letter from Tribal Organizations on DAPL

Writing in support of the January 19, 2021, letter of the elected leaders of the Standing Rock, Cheyenne River, and Oglala Sioux Tribes requesting that the Biden administration immediately halt the construction and operation of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

February 9, 2021 | In the News: Associated Press

Corps wants delay on hearing to shut down Dakota Access line

Jan Hasselman, Attorney, Northwest Office: “The administration has to make a choice. Will it honor the treaties and the law, or will it allow the continued operation of an illegal and risky pipeline. President Biden must reverse Trump’s illegal actions authorizing DAPL.”

February 5, 2021 | Letter

Letter from Barragán, Ruiz, Grijalva, Merkley and Warren on DAPL

Congressmembers Nanette Diaz Barragán, Raul Ruiz, Raúl Grijalva and Senators Jeff Merkley and Elizabeth Warren urge President Joe Biden to order a shutdown of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) during its court-ordered environmental review.

January 26, 2021 | Legal Document

D.C. Circuit DAPL Opinion

D.C. Circuit Court Opinion for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, et. al., v. United States Army Corps of Engineers, Dakota Access LLC.

January 20, 2021 | Letter

Tribal Leaders Call on Biden to Shut Down Dakota Access Pipeline

Elected leaders of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, Oglala Sioux Tribe, and Yankton Sioux Tribe sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting quick, decisive action on the Dakota Access Pipeline within the first 10 days of his administration.