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Pentagon to Approve Dakota Access Pipeline

Accepted submission by butthurt at 2017-02-08 14:33:09

The Guardian reports [] that the U.S. Army sent a letter, dated 7 February, to member of Congress Raúl Grijalva [], saying it would grant a permit for the construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline []. Work could resume as early as 8 February.

“I have determined that there is no cause for completing any additional environmental analysis,” wrote Douglas W Lamon, the senior official performing the duties of assistant secretary of the army, wrote in a notice to the federal register.

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