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Pittsburgh trailhead marks start of Lewis & Clark journey

Sep. 5, 2020 3:05 AM EDT

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — In a nondescript, unnamed, grass-and-dirt parklet, near Pittsburgh's David L. Lawrence Convention Center, a blue-and-yellow Pennsylvania historical marker identifies a spot where the greatest westward exploration in United States history started, 217 years ago. Meriwether Lewis and 11...

FILE - In this October 2016 file photo, construction continues on the Dakota Access pipeline. A federal appeals court on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, reversed a judge’s order that shut down the Dakota Access pipeline pending a full environmental review. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit sided with pipeline owner Energy Transfer to keep the oil flowing, saying a lower-court judge “did not make the findings necessary for injunctive relief.” (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)

Court reverses order to shut down Dakota Access pipeline

Aug. 5, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday reversed a judge’s order that shut down the Dakota Access pipeline pending a full environmental review. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit sided with pipeline owner Energy Transfer to keep the oil flowing, saying...