Obama administration intervenes in Dakota pipeline project opposed by Standing Rock Sioux, halts construction

The U.S. Department of Justice, the Army and the Department of the Interior issued a statement it would stop construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline on land next to or under Lake Oahe which is under the jurisdiction of the Army Corps of Engineers.

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dakota-access-pipelie-machine-graffitiby Jorge Barrera, APTN National News, September 9, 2016
The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday moved to temporarily block construction of a controversial four-state pipeline shortly after the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe lost a bid before the U.S. Federal Court to stop the project.

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