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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 21, 2021 | In the News: Inside Climate News

Biden Signs Sweeping Orders to Tackle Climate Change and Rollback Trump’s Anti-Environment Legacy

Jill Tauber, Vice President of Litigation for Climate & Energy, Earthjustice: “The last four years have been an unrelenting assault on our public health and environmental protections on an unprecedented scale. But while we’ve lost a lot of time, and while certainly there is much damage to undo, [Biden’s order to review the agency rules] is a commitment to do just that — to as swiftly as possible reverse the destructive policies of the Trump administration and also recognizing that that’s not enough.”

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