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Calls to Block DAPL Misguided & Misinformed

The Hill recently published an opinion column by Mike Faith, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (SRST), calling for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to be taken “out of operation permanently.”

But while exclusively focusing on political rhetoric and anti-fossil fuel ideology, the author fails to recognize the inconvenient facts and reality that bolster the case for Dakota Access and modern energy infrastructure development.


To start with, DAPL has been safely operating for more than three years, transporting up to 570,000 bpd from the Bakken oil fields to the Patoka Oil Terminal …

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State of North Dakota Corrects the Record on Impact of Potential DAPL Shutdown

The State of North Dakota recently filed a brief with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia emphasizing the detrimental impact shutting down the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) would cause, and correcting inaccurate statements made in a recent brief filed by several tribes and a report by Dr. Marie Fagan – both of which call for the pipeline’s operation to be suspended.

This comes after a federal judge ruled in March that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must conduct an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on DAPL, despite its safe operations for three years – safely transporting …

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