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DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE

Clean energy groups on the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota and Red Lake reservation in Minnesota were awarded $6.7 million in federal funding to build out electric vehicle infrastructure in the tribal communities.
These organizations plan for the arrests. They plan for the activities that will lead to the arrests. They force law enforcement into a quandary, forced to choose between allowing activists to trespass and harass and disrupt with impunity, or make mass arrests that will almost certainly be portrayed negatively.
The decision comes as a relief to a North Dakota oil industry that has been on edge over the fate of DAPL for the better part of a year, as well as a discouraging blow to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and environmental activists who have vigorously opposed the pipeline since its construction began in 2016.
In a much-anticipated federal court hearing on Friday, April 9, attorneys from the Department of Justice and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said they have not made up their minds on what to do about the embattled North Dakota pipeline, likely leaving its fate in the hands of a federal judge.

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If you haven’t followed every turn in the Dakota Access Pipeline's federal court hearings, here's an up-to-date primer on the years-long pipeline saga.
Environmentalists see Biden as an ally in the battle to wean the United States off fossil fuels and stymie imports of carbon-intensive heavy crude from Canada's vast oil sands. They are intensifying efforts to shut three other pipelines: Enbridge Inc's Line 3 and Line 5, and Energy Transfer's Dakota Access Pipeline.
NEW YORK, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Energy Transfer LP expects to have expanded capacity available on its embattled Dakota Access crude oil pipeline by the third quarter of next year, it said on Tuesday in a presentation to investors.
BISMARCK — Operators of the Dakota Access oil pipeline received momentary relief Tuesday, July 14, after a federal appeals court temporarily froze a lower court's order for the pipeline to shut down by Aug. 5.
The pipeline operators called the request 'overly broad' and 'unduly burdensome.'
MANDAN, N.D. — The nearly yearlong Dakota Access Pipeline protests that ended in early 2017 created tension at the border between the Standing Rock Sioux Nation and ranchers in the neighboring county.

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BISMARCK — American Indian tribes suing to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline have won a partial victory in a dispute over government documents, though it’s unclear how useful the information might be to them as they prepare another demand for more environmental study of the project.
BISMARCK — Greenpeace is asking a state judge in North Dakota to dismiss claims by the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline that the environmental group conspired against the project.
BISMARCK--The CEO of Energy Transfer Partners said Monday, Aug. 13, he hopes to announce an expansion of the Dakota Access Pipeline soon. Kelcy Warren, CEO of the company that developed the $3.8 billion pipeline, participated in a roundtable disc...

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