Three pipeline setbacks in two days, and pressure intensifies on Minnesota project
July 7, 2020
Story by Mike Hughlett • Photo by Richard Tsong-Taatarii • Star Tribune staff
The oil and gas industry has been stunned in the past two days by three more big pipeline setbacks, including a court-ordered temporary closure of the Dakota Access, the main artery for North Dakota's crude.
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Monday ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down for a more thorough environmental review - three years after it began operating.