Dakota Access pipeline can keep running amid legal fight: U.S. court

The Dakota Access oil pipeline can continue to operate amid an ongoing court battle, a U.S. Appeals Court said on Tuesday, setting aside for now a lower court’s order earlier this month to shut and empty the line. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia granted Dakota Access, controlled by Energy Transfer LP , an administrative stay while it considers whether the line, long opposed by local tribes and environmental activists, should be shut due to permitting issues dating to 2017. On July 6, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ordered the …read more

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