BREAKING: Dakota Access Pipeline nearly completed

Will Energy Transfer Partners obey the Department of Justice and Army Corps of Engineers orders?

SOURCEThe Young Turks

TYT Politics obtained exclusive drone footage showing the Dakota Access Pipeline construction has reached within a half mile of the Missouri River, which flows into Lake Oahe—the main water source for Standing Rock Sioux tribe and millions of others.

The question then becomes: will Energy Transfer Partners—the company building the pipeline—obey the Department of Justice and Army Corps of Engineers order NOT to drill under the water—or, like many other pipeline builders before, disregard the orders.


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