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Trump's Action On DAPL Causes Tribes To Challenge The Order

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe asked a judge Tuesday to block an easement granted under the Trump administration that allowed the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline project to go forward. Attorneys for the tribe said in a court documents that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers committed to a full environmental review of the project but was ordered to rush approvals after Trump took office. The documents were filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., in support of the tribe's motion for summary judgment. "Within a few days of his inauguration, the new President abandoned this commitment ? perpetuating our nation's pattern of broken promises to the Tribe ? and directed the Army to 'review and approve' pipeline permits on an expedited basis,"

Source: Inform

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