S. District Judge James Boasberg has rejected the Cheyenne River Sioux tribe’s request to halt the last section of the Dakota Access pipeline.
The memo was suspended weeks ago by the Trump administration in an attempt to quash the legal analysis done by the department of interior before Trump was inaugurated, but recently resurfaced in a related court case.
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Indigenous water protectors at Standing Rock, who have fought construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, are surrounded by militarized police forces. They face an