The Standing Rock Sioux Have Been Heard. Now What?

But what happened a few minutes later was truly surprising: three federal agencies stepped in to suspend construction near Lake Oahe, where Energy Transfer Partners—the company backing the pipeline—planned to bore beneath the Missouri river, which the Sioux depend on for their water.  The statement from the Departments of Justice, the Interior, and the Army acknowledged the “important issues raised by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other tribal nations and their members regarding the Dakota Access pipeline specifically, and pipeline-related decision-making generally.” The agencies called for a “serious discussion” with tribal governments about “whether there should be nationwide reform with respect to considering tribes’ views on these types of infrastructure projects.”

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