Latest Dakota Access Pipeline News

North Dakota regulators seek to fine TigerSwan up to $2M

Nov. 16, 2018 11:12 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota regulators are seeking up to $2 million in fines from a North Carolina company that handled security for the developer of the heavily protested Dakota Access oil pipeline. The figure is in an Oct. 30 complaint that the Private Investigative and Security Board filed...

Tribe challenges Corps findings on Dakota Access pipeline

Nov. 5, 2018 12:42 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Standing Rock Sioux is challenging new government conclusions that the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline poses no significant environmental threats to American Indian tribes in the Dakotas. The Army Corps of Engineers in August finished more than a year of additional study...

Lawsuit filed over highway shutdown during pipeline protest

Oct. 23, 2018 10:30 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and a reservation priest are suing over a five-month shutdown of a North Dakota highway during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, saying the closure violated their and others' constitutional rights. The lawsuit filed Friday in...

Company gauges interest for boosting Dakota Access capacity

Oct. 22, 2018 11:56 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline is gauging shippers' interest in a possible expansion of the volume of crude oil moved through the pipeline from 500,000 barrels to 570,000 barrels per day, despite ongoing tribal efforts to shut the pipeline down. Texas-based Energy...

Judge's decision on Dakota Access study likely months away

Oct. 3, 2018 7:50 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge's decision on whether a year's worth of additional study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline adequately addresses American Indian concerns appears weeks if not months away. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in late August completed additional study ordered by...

Dakota Access pipeline developer defends racketeering claims

Sep. 20, 2018 4:15 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The company that built the Dakota Access oil pipeline says environmental group Greenpeace should be held legally accountable for violating federal racketeering laws. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners sued Greenpeace and two other groups for up to $1 billion last year, arguing they...