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Biden Allows Dakota Access Pipeline Oil to Flow: Endangering Water and the Future


Photo by Ryan Vizzions Standing Rock 2016

Biden Delivers Disappointment on the Dakota Access Pipeline

April 9, 2021
By Earthjustice


Today, the Biden administration announced that it will not take immediate action to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline while the government conducts a court-ordered environmental review. The controversial pipeline has been transporting toxic crude oil near the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s reservation since 2017 and operating illegally since March 25, 2020.