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Dakota Access Pipeline decision still missing in action


September 26, 2018

As the developers of the Dakota Access Pipeline try to keep a lawsuit alive in one court, the wealthy backers of the controversial project benefit from a lack of action in another.

On August 31, the Trump administration reaffirmed its prior approval of the final portion of the $3.8 billion crude oil pipeline. The decision hardly came as a surprise to many in Indian Country, given that the president himself frequently boasted of the alleged benefits of the costly infrastructure project.


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