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document September 22, 2021

Tribes' Letter to Army Corps re: DAPL EIS process

Tribal Chairmen sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Sept. 22 responding to the flawed and irredeemable Environmental Impact Statement process and calling on the agency to terminate its contract with the firm preparing the document.

document September 22, 2021

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's Comments on July DEIS

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe submitted technical comments, which highlighted how the Army Corps continues to ignore the Tribe’s input and refuse to share technical documents.

document September 20, 2021

Dakota Access: Petition for Certiorari

Dakota Access files a petition for certiorari, seeking Supreme Court review of the decision by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

document July 22, 2021

PHMSA Enforcement Against DAPL

The Pipeline Hazardous Materials and Safety Administration (PHMSA), which is responsible for overseeing pipeline safety, fined DAPL and put the company on notice for a list of violations ranging from neglecting safety repairs on release valves, to failing to properly analyze the volume and impact of an oil spill in densely populated, or “high-consequence,” areas.

document July 22, 2021

Army Corps Notice of PHMSA Violation

A PHMSA enforcement action drew an immediate response from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which submitted a court filing to alert a federal judge to the recent developments.

document May 21, 2021

Dakota Access Pipeline: Denial of Injunction

A federal district court issued an order denying the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s request for an injunction that would have shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline while a federal environmental impact analysis is conducted.

document May 3, 2021

U.S. Army Corps DAPL status report, May 3 2021

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under Biden formally opposed a court-ordered shutdown of DAPL.

document February 9, 2021

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.

document February 7, 2021

Letter on DAPL from high-profile creatives and advocates in the Indigenous and environmental communities

Requesting the Biden-Harris administration immediately shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline during its court-ordered environmental review

document February 5, 2021

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.

document January 26, 2021

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.

document January 20, 2021

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.

document November 24, 2020

DAPL Safety Evaluation

Evaluation of the Safety and Environmental Impact of the Dakota Access Pipeline 11-24-20

document November 24, 2020

Report to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Scope of the Court-Ordered Environmental Impact Statement for an Easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline

Issued by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Prepared under the direction of Mike Faith, Jr., Chairman, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

document October 16, 2020

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Has Concerns in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Scoping Process

Press release from Standing Rock Sioux Tribe demanding a true consultation on DAPL.

document October 16, 2020

Declarations in Support of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's Request for Injunction

Declarations from Tribal staff, an economist, and a pipeline safety expert in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other plaintiff Tribes' renewed request for an injunction shutting down the pipeline.

document October 16, 2020

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Request for Injunction

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, along with other plaintiff Tribes, renews its request for an injunction shutting down the pipeline.

document September 30, 2020

D.C. Circuit Appeal: DAPL Reply Brief

DAPL's final brief in the D.C. Circuit appeal of the decision to require an EIS and shut down the pipeline.