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A Federal Appeals Court Won't Block The Dakota Access Pipeline As It Nears Completion


March 20, 2017

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Saturday rejected a last-minute request to block the Dakota Access Pipeline, just a few days before the company building it says it could be ready to handle a flow of oil.

In a one-page order, a three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit said that the Native American tribe trying to block the pipeline failed to satisfy the “stringent requirements” necessary for an immediate injunction.


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