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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Citation: ELR 20035
Nos. 16-1534, (D.D.C., 03/07/2017) (Boasberg, J. )

A district court denied native tribes' request for injunctive relief to stop the Dakota Access oil pipeline planned to run under Lake Oahe, due to laches and their unlikelihood of success on the merits. The federal government granted easements to an oil company to build a pipeline through the native lands....

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