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The election could ultimately decide the Dakota Access Pipeline's fate

2 monthes ago   |   By Grist

This story was originally published by HuffPost and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.
It's been a fitful few months for the Dakota Access Pipeline.
First, a federal judge ruled that the Army Corps of Engineers failed to carry out proper environmental reviews of the project before building the oil route under a vital waterway. Then, the same judge ordered the pipeline to shut down while the months-long reviews take place. Last month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit staved off the latter order.
On Wednesday, the appeals court handed...
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