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North Dakota pipeline construction halted until court date

 


Developers of a four-state oil pipeline have agreed to halt construction of the project in southern North Dakota until a federal court hearing next week in Washington, D.C.

The temporary construction shutdown comes amid growing protests and increased tension over the Dakota Access Pipeline that is intended to cross the Missouri River near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation that straddles the North Dakota-South Dakota border.

Some things to know about the pipeline and the protest:

https://www.mprnews.org/story/2016/08/18/north-dakota-pipeline-construction-halted-until-court-date

 

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