Judge Again Stops Some Pipeline Work; Tribe Appeals Denial Of Injunction

Mealey's (September 14, 2016, 2:23 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A District of Columbia federal judge on Sept. 12 reinstated a temporary restraining order halting some construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAP) after an Indian tribe battling the project and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers agreed to the shutdown, despite the judge’s denial three days earlier of the tribe’s request for an injunction (Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 16-1534, D. D.C.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 121997).

(Sept. 9 memorandum available. Document #96-161014-005Z.)

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