Monday, August 22, 2016

An Oil Pipeline Nearly As Long As Keystone XL Has Been Fully Approved — ThinkProgress

THE RACE TO THE BOTTOM IS ON...


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Despite several months of heavy opposition, an oil pipeline slated to cut through four Midwestern states has all the regulatory permits it needs for full build-out.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave the final blessing to the Dakota Access pipeline on Tuesday. Developers now have the last set of permits they need to build through the small portion of federal land the line crosses, which includes major waterways like the Mississippi and the Missouri rivers.

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