Corps of Engineers directed to approve Dakota Access easement
Now, with the announcement from Senator Hoeven and the official easement from the Army Corps (which has not been publicly released), it appears that the original plan of constructing the pipeline through Standing Rock will continue. National environmental groups joined the fray soon after, bringing the issue to worldwide attention. It has vowed to fight on, in the courts.
Hoeven said he spoke on Tuesday with Vice President Mike Pence and Speer about the easement. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lacks statutory authority to issue the easement because it has committed to the EIS process.
"I'm not going to take anyone's property or do anything like that", Hans Youngbird Bradley, a construction contractor from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe said during the meeting.
The tribe issued a statement Wednesday saying the study is "yet another small victory on the path to justice".
"It is paramount for public safety, and to prevent an environmental disaster, that the camps be cleared prior to a potential spring flood", GOP North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, a pipeline supporter, said in a statement issued Monday.
If the EIS is abandoned, this would mean that the change is based on "personal views and, potentially, personal investments" of Donald Trump, the statement said.
The pipeline has been the target of months of protests led by the Standing Rock Sioux, whose reservation lies near the pipeline's route and who have argued that it's a threat to water and tribal artifacts.
The move to deny the easement was hailed by the tribe and other pipeline opponents as a major victory, but on his second weekday in office, President Trump signed a memorandum aimed at advancing the Dakota Access Pipeline through a presidential memorandum, along with one directed at the Keystone XL Pipeline.
"The corps and the Army are continuing to make decisions under the order", attorney Matthew Marinelli told Judge James Boasberg during a hearing on Monday, according to the Hill.
"It's not too surprising, but it's still really upsetting, especially with all the other tensions rising with the immigration ban", she said, referencing Trump's travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries. "And finally, we hope that individuals on all sides of this issue will be able to move forward peacefully as this process draws to a close". "The resistance is still alive".
But she added: "People are strong". "It proves that America really is a giant corporation".
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Brent crude, used to price global oils, slid 72 cents, or 1.3 percent, to close at $55.52 a barrel in London. The national average is 46.2 cents per gallon higher than the same time a year ago , GasBuddy said.
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A bobcat has gone missing after apparently escaping its enclosure at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, the zoo said Monday. Saffoe said Ollie is equipped to survive and that bobcats sometimes catch birds that land in their enclosure.
The winger signed a new £125,000-a-week five-year contract in February last year, and appeared to be happy in East London. But former Hammers defender Ferdinand has blasted the actions of Payet and his advisers.
Mr Lees-Galloway is also criticising the timing of the release of the documents about how Mr Thiel was granted citizenship. "Mr. The documents said that Thiel demonstrated his philanthropic side by donating NZ$1m to the Christchurch quake relief fund.
A woman diagnosed with cystic fibrosis had her lungs removed for six days while waiting for lung transplant. Before she received the transplant, Melissa Benoit said she felt like she was breathing through a straw.
Stewart, a Toronto native, is known for his documentaries that include " Revolution " and his memoir "Save the Humans". The CBC reported that Stewart was diving at a wreck off Islamorada when he resurfaced to be picked up by a boat.
Other Bets capital expenditures were $504 million for the quarter, primarily reflecting investment in the Fiber business. At $26.1 billion, Alphabet's gross revenue was up 22 percent over the fourth quarter of 2015, and beat expectations.
Austrian government moves to ban full-face veil
According to Chancellor Christian Kern, the ban will be implemented over the next 18 months, The Sun reported . It is now a draft law, but the ban is due to come into force before the next parliamentary vote in 2018.
Karren Brady makes West Ham fans promise after Payet saga
Payet, 29, has scored eight goals in 32 games for France, featuring in the Euro 2016 final which they lost to Portugal. It is understood the France global will take a £25,000 wage cut from his £125,000-a-week salary following the switch.
New NASA exhibit honors Apollo 1 crew lost in tragic accident
The 14 lost shuttle astronauts also were recognized Thursday, along with seven other USA astronauts killed in plane crashes. Though the astronauts fought to get the door open, they were overcome by the smoke and fume, dying inside the aircraft.
Egypt top Group D, Ghana sweat over Gyan
Egypt have won the competition a record seven times - three more times than next best Ghana and Cameroon. Ghana had already qualified for the quarter-finals following victories against Mali and Uganda.
R.I.P. Mary Tyler Moore (1936-2017)
Mary Tyler Moore , the beloved actress who starred in a number of hit TV shows and movies died Wednesday at age 80. Even in the face of health difficulties, Moore continued to act through the next several decades.