Dakota Access Company Seeks to Block Pipeline Environmental Study*

Posted: January 19, 2017 in Uncategorized

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The company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a federal judge to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion pipeline’s disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.

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Dakota Access Company Seeks to Block Pipeline Environmental Study*

By Black Nicholson

The company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a federal judge to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion pipeline’s disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.

Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners asked U.S. District Judge James Boasberg on Tuesday to stop the Corps from publishing a notice in the Federal Register announcing the study. Boasberg scheduled a hearing for Wednesday.

ETP wants any further study put on hold until Boasberg, in Washington, D.C., rules on whether ETP already has the necessary permission to lay pipe under Lake Oahe — the reservoir that’s the water source for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.

ETP wants to block further study so that the decision on the permitting, which is likely weeks away, will be “free from the…

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Comments
  1. Lara/Trace says:

    I heard something – GOP actually means Gas Oil Profits. It fits.

  2. jtremaine says:

    GEE WHaT youTHINK RICK PErrY WiLL.sAY ? dUh

  3. It’s hard to pick Trump’s worst cabinet pick – that definitely has to be one of them.

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