Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Green light for controversial Dakotapipeline – Västerbottens Folkblad

The last hurdle for a controversial oil pipeline through the us state of Dakota seems eliminated. The U.S. ingenjörskår announces that it intends to allow management to be drawn in a tunnel under the pond Oahe, a reservoir that is a part of the missouri river.

Ingenjörskåren is responsible for the environmental assessment of the project. Under president Barack Obama slowed down the project for environmental reasons, but president Donald Trump issued shortly after its installation a order to ingenjörskåren to facilitate the completion of the construction.

the oil pipeline to ship crude oil from North Dakota to Illinois, and thence to the Gulf of mexico. The draw adjacent to one of the indigenous reserves, and community, Standing Rock Sioux, has strongly protested against the management. Thousands of demonstrators have camped my in sub-zero temperatures in order to block the construction.


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