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Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review

FARGO, N.D. — A judge on Monday ordered the Dakota Access pipeline shut down for additional environmental review more than three years after it began pumping oil — handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and delivering a blow to President Donald Trump’s efforts to weaken public health and environmental protections it views as obstacles to businesses.In a 24-page order, U.S. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington, D.C., wrote that he was “mindful of the […]
Source: The Jacksonvill Daily News

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