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New Questions about Future of Dakota Access Pipeline after Tribes’ Success in Court

A June 14, 2017 decision out of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has added new uncertainty to the future of the Dakota Access Pipeline.  Earlier this year, the Army Corps of Engineers granted an easement to … Continue reading

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Army Reverses Course, Grants Easement for Dakota Access Pipeline; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Seeks a Preliminary Injunction and Temporary Restraining Order

On February 8, 2017 the Army Corps of Engineers granted an easement to Dakota Access, LLC, a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners, allowing the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under the Missouri River at Lake Oahe in North Dakota.  The … Continue reading

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Army Will Not Grant Easement for Dakota Access Pipeline

On December 4, the U.S. Army’s Assistant Secretary for Civil Works announced [link eliminated] that the Army will not approve an easement that would have allowed Energy Transfer Partners’ proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under the Missouri River at Lake … Continue reading

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FERC and Army Corps of Engineers Take Action to Streamline Non-Federal Hydroelectric Permitting

On July 20, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which they say is aimed at speeding review and approval of hydroelectric applications for non-Federal … Continue reading

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