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Dakota Access Pipeline

The Latest On: Dakota Access Pipeline

August 5, 2020 | Legal Document

Dakota Access Pipeline: D.C. Circuit Decision

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issues a mixed decision on #DAPL shutdown. The permit remains vacated, but the district court must make additional findings before pipeline is shut down.

July 20, 2020 | Legal Document

Tribes’ Joint Opposition to Stay Motion

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, along with the other three plaintiff Tribes, file their opposition to the emergency motions for stay pending appeal.

July 13, 2020 | In the News: Gizmodo

Indigenous Protests Are Blazing a New Trail for How to Beat Big Oil

Jan Hasselman, Attorney, Northwest Office: “[Standing Rock] has been particularly transformative in the way that we think about and talk about these issues. In the DAPL fight, it feels like we reoriented toward more of a framework around justice and a reckoning of the ways in which Indigenous people have been mistreated.”

July 8, 2020 | In the News: The New York Times

Is This the End of New Pipelines?

Jan Hasselman, Attorney, Northwest Office, Earthjustice: “The era of multibillion dollar investment in fossil fuel infrastructure is over. Again and again, we see these projects failing to pass muster legally and economically in light of local opposition.”

July 6, 2020 | Feature

Still Standing

In the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s case against the Dakota Access Pipeline, youth activism and legal advocacy work hand-in-hand in the fight for justice.

July 6, 2020 | Legal Document

Dakota Access Pipeline: Court Decision on Remedy

The D.C. District Court issues its ruling on whether the Dakota Access Pipeline should be shut down while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducts a court-ordered full environmental analysis of the pipeline.