July 8, 2020 | Blog

DAPL Ruling Threatens Future of North Dakota’s Oil Industry

Judge Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia recently ruled that the Dakota Access Pipeline must shut down pending further environmental review. The decision to shutter the pipeline after three years of safe operations will have far-reaching negative consequences. Inforum recently reported:  “North Dakota’s Industrial Commission was grappling to formulate a […]

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July 7, 2020 | Blog

ICYMI: Dakota Access Ordered to Temporarily Shut Down, Atlantic Coast Canceled, NWP 12 Reinstated

Yesterday, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Judge James Boasberg ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) be emptied and shuttered until the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completes an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) of the already operational crude oil pipeline. This comes after Judge Boasberg in March ordered the Army Corps to conduct […]

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July 6, 2020 | Press Releases

GAIN Welcomes SCOTUS Ruling Reinstating Army Corps Permit

In a key step for energy infrastructure development, the U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to reinstate Nationwide Permit 12 (NWP 12), a streamlined permitting program for new pipeline projects across the country. The permit is used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to authorize dredge-and-fill activities for infrastructure around water crossings. More than 70 […]

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July 6, 2020 | Press Releases

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: Judge’s decision to shut down U.S. pipeline met with criticism across the country

Several industry and union groups, as well as elected officials came out in opposition to today’s decision by U.S. District Court Judge James Boasberg that would require a stoppage of the Dakota Access pipeline by August 5th until the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completes an environmental impact statement. The Corps has said that it […]

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July 6, 2020 | Press Releases

DAPL Ruling Threatens American Economy & Energy Security

The U.S. District Court in Washington, DC, today ruled the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) must cease operations until the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completes a full Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the already approved and operational Dakota Access Pipeline. This comes after Judge James Boasberg in March ordered the Army Corps to conduct additional […]

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