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FBI Investigating Threats Over North Dakota Pipeline | OilPrice.com

17.9.16

FBI Investigating Threats Over North Dakota Pipeline | OilPrice.com: The group, “Anonymous Agents” have also made threats against pipeline and construction workers, as well as the executives of Energy Transfer Partners. Speaking with KFGO radio, FBI Special Agent Kyle Loven said that the agency is working with local law enforcement on the issue, adding that law enforcement does not want the situation to “become any more volatile than it already is.”

North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp has asked that the Department of Justice to investigate the source and credibility of the threats.

In the meantime, lawmakers and the oil industry are ramping up calls for the Obama Administration to stand down, after it temporarily suspended construction of the pipeline. The move by the President came last Friday, after U.S. District Judge James Boasberg ruled against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, which has opposed the pipeline for two years.


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