Details & more information about today’s decision! #DAPLVictory …
Pipeline opponents celebrate as governor calls move “a serious mistake.”
By Red Power Media, Staff | Dec 04, 2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided it won’t grant an easement for construction on the final section of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The pipeline is largely complete except for the segment underneath Lake Oahe.
The Army Corps decision is a victory for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and thousands of demonstrators across the country who flocked to North Dakota in protest of the pipeline project.
The route has been the subject of months of protests by the tribe and others, who have argued the pipeline threatens a water source and cultural sites.
According to Star Tribune, Corps spokeswoman Moria Kelley said in a news…
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