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Army Grants Permission to Finish Dakota Access Pipeline - ABC News

9.2.17

Army Grants Permission to Finish Dakota Access Pipeline - ABC News: The Army Corps of Engineers confirmed the easement was issued. The Army is involved in pipeline approval under the river because the Corps manages the Missouri River and its system of hydroelectric dams, which is owned by the federal government.

The Standing Rock Sioux, whose reservation is just downstream from the crossing, has mounted legal challenges and led protests that drew hundreds and at times thousands of people who dubbed themselves "water protectors" to an encampment near the crossing. ETP says the pipeline will be safe.


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