Amid Reports of Lake Oahe Drill in Place, Energy Transfer Files Suit Against Army Corps

On Monday, November 14—the same day the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced it would not grant an easement to drill under the Missouri River pending further analysis—Energy Transfer Partners filed a lawsuit to push for completion of the pipeline without further interference from federal agencies and regulations.

Energy Transfer Partners, the company that owns the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), filed a lawsuit on November 14 in federal court seeking a decision that would allow them to finish construction of the controversial project.

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