D.C. Circuit Rejects DAPL’s Bid To Rehear Pipeline NEPA Analysis Ruling

April 23, 2021
The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has denied Dakota Access Pipeline’s (DAPL) request to reconsider its ruling requiring the Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a detailed National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis for the controversial project, leaving the door open for a district court to halt the pipeline. DAPL sought an en banc review of a three-judge panel’s unanimous ruling in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, et al. v. Army Corps of Engineers...

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