Latest Dakota Access Pipeline News

New Kansas law to make it a crime to trespass at pipelines

Apr. 17, 2021 10:36 AM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A bill signed into law by Kansas Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly will make it a misdemeanor to trespass near oil and gas pipelines. The bill Kelly signed last week gained bipartisan support in the state Senate, but drew criticism from some House...

Dakota Access asks for full appeals court review on permit

Apr. 14, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Owners of the Dakota Access pipeline have asked the full Washington D.C. circuit court to review a panel’s decision that essentially said the North Dakota project is operating without a key permit, even though the decision to keep oil flowing remains in the hands of...

Matriarch in fight against Dakota Access Pipeline has died

Apr. 13, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — LaDonna Allard, a woman considered a matriarch in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline, has died at age 64. An online obituary says Allard died April 10 in Fort Yates where she lived. Allard founded the first Dakota...

Judge orders delay amid debate over Dakota Access pipeline

Apr. 09, 2021 16:05 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A judge on Friday delayed a decision on whether the Dakota Access Oil pipeline should be shut down while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducts an environmental review on the project, after lawyers for the pipeline asked for more time to outline the effects of...