Judge: Dakota Access Pipeline needs further environmental review

June 16, 2017 -

Source: The Hill

By Devin Henry

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the environmental review for the Dakota Access pipeline was, in part, inadequate and must be reconsidered, handing tribal opponents of the 1,170-mile pipeline project a key legal victory.

But U.S. District Court Judge James Boasberg did not order pipeline operators to stop the oil that is already flowing through the project, saying he would need to consider that request in light of Wednesday’s judgement.

Read more: http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/337863-court-dakota-access-pipeline-needs-further-environmental-review


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