• Safi Bello

Drilling resumes on Dakota pipeline despite tribe's legal challenge

Reuters ---- The company building an oil pipeline that has been subject to sustained public protests said on Thursday it has resumed drilling beneath a North Dakota lake despite a last-ditch legal challenge from a Native American tribe leading the opposition. Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP.N) is building the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to move crude from the Northern Plains to the Gulf of Mexico. The project was put on hold under the administration of former Democratic President Barack Obama, but new President Donald Trump, a Republican, helped put it back on track. The federal government this week cleared way for the project to resume, leading the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to file a court challenge on Thursday seeking a temporary restraining order to stop the 1,170-mile (1,885-km) pipeline. For more on the drilling resumes on Dakota pipeline despite tribe's legal challenge click on the picture below to read more.

Drilling resumes on Dakota pipeline despite tribe's legal challenge - Read More from Reuters

2 views
Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Follow Us
  • Instagram
  • Pinterest
  • Tumblr Social Icon