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Dakota Access CEO: Company committed to finishing project

Iowa is set to make a decision on the Dakota Access Bakkken pipeline. South Dakota was the first of the four states to approve construction of the Energy Transfer Partners-owned Bakken oil pipeline.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The head of a Texas company building the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline told employees Tuesday that it is committed to the project despite strong opposition and a federal order to halt construction near an American Indian reservation in North Dakota. Energy Transfer Partners CEO Kelcy Warren said in a memo to employees that the four-state, ...

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North Dakota pipeline construction halted until court date

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Developers of a $3.8 billion, four-state oil pipeline have agreed to halt construction near an American Indian reservation in southern North Dakota until a federal court hearing next week in Washington, D.C. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is suing federal regulators for approving permits for the Dakota Access Pipeline that will move oil from North Dakota ...

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Obama administration opposes bill to cut flaring


Rob Port | Bakken.com contributor When President Barack Obama paid his much-ballyhooed visit to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota – a rare presidential visit to Indian country – tribal sovereignty was a big part of the narrative. The President touted policies like the Violence Against Women Act, which gave tribes the authority to prosecute crimes committed on ...

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Barack Obama bound for Standing Rock: Reservation visit next week will be first by a president since 1999


By Mike Nowatzki, Forum News Service President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are headed to Cannon Ball on June 13 to visit the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, the White House announced Thursday. Obama will be the first sitting president to visit Indian Country since 1999 when Bill Clinton went to the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota. Speaking Thursday ...

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Obama, first lady to visit Standing Rock Reservation

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By Forum News Service President Barack Obama and the first lady will visit the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on Friday, June 13. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp will join the president and first lady during their visit. The last time a sitting president visited Indian Country was in 1999 when President Bill Clinton went to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.In ...

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