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Fort Peck chairman wants tribes to join lawsuit against Keystone XL pipeline


August 16, 2018

(Montana Free Press) Fort Peck Indian Reservation tribal chairman Floyd Azure said he plans to urge the tribes’ executive board to join a lawsuit that accuses the federal government of failing to address the threat a foreign-owned oil pipeline poses to the tribes’ drinking water.

According to Azure, officials for Canadian oil giant TransCanada met with leaders of the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation last year to discuss the pipeline route.


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