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    Appeals Court Refuses To Stop Oil In Dakota Access Pipeline

    Mar 18, 4:02 PM EDT

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An appeals court on Saturday refused a request from two American Indian tribes for an “emergency” order that would prevent oil from flowing through Dakota Access pipeline.

    The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit means the $3.8 billion pipeline to move North Dakota oil to a distribution point in Illinois could be operating as early as Monday, even as the tribes’ lawsuit challenging the project moves forward.

    The Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes have challenged an earlier ruling by U.S. District Judge James Boasberg not to stop final construction of the pipeline, and they wanted the appeals court to halt any oil flow until that’s resolved.

    The appeals court said the tribes hadn’t met “the stringent requirements” for such an order.

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  • Major Hogwash (1675 posts)
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    1. It's a lost cause.

    We lost.

  • Gregorian (1241 posts)
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    2. Note to self: never make an agreement with the USA.

    So treaty rights take a back seat to fake oil demand.

  • PatrynXX (419 posts)
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    3. breaking treaty usually means only one thing

    war.  :(