Tag: Dakota Access Pipeline
"This is a critical step towards righting the wrongs of the past and setting our nation on a path of environmental, climate, and social justice."
"The appeals court put the ball squarely in the court of the Biden administration to take action."
“Especially after the Keystone XL decision, the pressure is increasing for the Biden administration to take action here.”
“The best thing that he can do is drop the appeals to this and stop the oil from flowing now.”
On the day that had been initially set as a deadline for shutting down the Dakota Access Pipeline, a federal appeals court today issued an order that effectively allows oil to continue flowing for now.
Over the last two decades, Energy Transfer has racked up a long record of unlawful acts and legal violations.
This is the first time a federal judge has closed an operating pipeline for environmental reasons.
DAPL was pressed into service after President Trump took office, after the new administration reversed actions by the outgoing Obama administration
“I’m here because they want to double the risk of a spill.”
The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.