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Dakota Access Pipeline

The Latest On: Dakota Access Pipeline

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. On June 14, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline.

February 9, 2017 | Video

Donald Trump, Turn On Your Phone

Donald Trump is saying that no one is calling to complain about his approval of pipelines. He is forgetting to mention that the phones are not on and that people can't call.

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."

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.”

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