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Keystone XL and Dakota Access good to go, says Trump

Staff Writer | January 24, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump signed two orders to move forward with construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines.
Dakota Access
Oil exploration   A defeat for Native American tribes
A restart of the projects would mark a defeat for Native American tribes affected by the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline.

Protesters had rallied for months against plans to route the $3.8 billion pipeline beneath a lake near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, saying it threatened water resources and sacred Native American sites.

Environmental activists broadly opposed the Keystone XL pipeline and campaigned against it for more than seven years.


 

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