Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Citation: 51 ELR 20014
No(s). 20-5197 (D.C. Cir. Jan 26, 2021)

The D.C. Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part a lower court order vacating a Mineral Leasing Act easement issued by the Army Corps of Engineers for the Dakota Access Pipeline and directing the pipeline to be shut down. Native American tribes argued the Corps' issuance of the easement withou...