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FAQ: Standing Rock Litigation | Earthjustice

Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline, has filed a lawsuit charging the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has no right to delay easement to pipeline construction.

“Dakota Access is so desperate to get this project in the ground that it is now suing the federal government on the novel theory that it doesn’t need an easement to cross federal lands,” said Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chair Dave Archambault II.

“They are wrong, and the lawsuit will not succeed. We are looking forward to discussing the easement with the Administration and explaining why it must be denied.”

“They made bad decisions and are now facing the consequences. The tide is turning against this project. We thank all of our water protectors who have raised their voices against it. You are being heard.”Read the Tribe’s full statement and review DAPL’s cross claim.

Source: FAQ: Standing Rock Litigation | Earthjustice

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