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Stories tagged: North Dakota

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 11:52 a.m.

Tribe files legal challenge to stall Dakota Access pipeline

Construction of the Dakota Access pipeline under a North Dakota reservoir has begun and the full pipeline should be operational within three months, the developer of the long-delayed project said …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 7:16 p.m.

Company to resume work to finish Dakota Access pipeline

With the green light from the federal government, the company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline said Wednesday it plans to resume work immediately to finish the long-stalled project. Opponents …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 5:47 p.m.

Army to allow completion of Dakota Access oil pipeline

The Army said Tuesday that it will allow the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota, clearing the way for completion …

Dakota Access company seeks to block pipeline study

The company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a federal judge to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion …

Poodle reunited with owners after crash in Eastern Montana

A toy poodle who ran away after a car crash in Eastern Montana has been reunited with its owners after managing to survive in severe winter weather for over a …

Engine drops from B-52 bomber in rural North Dakota

The U.S. Air Force says it’s investigating after an engine dropped from a B-52 bomber during a training mission over North Dakota.

North Dakota extends contract of football coach through 2021

North Dakota has extended the contract of football coach Bubba Schweigert through the 2021 season.

Massive 2013 oil spill in North Dakota still not cleaned up

Three years and three months later, a massive oil spill in North Dakota still isn’t fully cleaned up. The company responsible hasn’t even set a date for completion.

Bridge near pipeline protest likely to reopen – eventually

Reopening a bridge near the main Dakota Access pipeline protest encampment is key to restoring better relations between the state and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, according to North Dakota’s …

Pipeline spills 176,000 gallons of oil in North Dakota creek

Officials estimate more than 176,000 gallons of crude oil leaked from a pipeline into a North Dakota creek.

Quinault Nation celebrates Army Corps decision on Dakota oil pipeline

Quinault Indian Nation President Fawn Sharp and others from the tribe arrived at the Standing Rock protest camp just in time to join in the celebration after the decision by …

Pipeline delays cost builder millions, risking contract loss

The completion of the Dakota Access oil pipeline has been delayed after the U.S. Army declined to grant an easement for the final few thousand feet under a Missouri River …

Could Dakota Access pipeline move after permit is denied?

The Army Corps of Engineers’ refusal to grant a permit for the Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross beneath the Missouri River has focused more attention on alternative routes, but …

Trump supports Dakota Pipeline and will review Obama’s rejection

The Dakota Access Pipeline should be approved and President-elect Donald Trump will review the decision to deny a permit for the project once it takes office, a spokesman for Trump’s …

North Dakota emergency officials: We won’t let pipeline protesters freeze

The head of North Dakota’s emergency management services says the state is prepared to respond to Dakota Access pipeline protesters who may need help during a winter storm or some …

Pipeline protest arrests strain North Dakota’s court system

The hundreds of arrests during the months of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota have created an unprecedented burden for the state’s court system, which faces …

Order to disperse could have little effect on oil pipeline protest camp

A government order for protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline to leave federal land could have little immediate effect on the encampment where scores of people have been gathered for …

Tribe calls for pipeline opponents to boycott Bismarck

The leader of the Cheyenne River Sioux in South Dakota is urging all opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline to boycott businesses in North Dakota’s capital city.

Officers douse Dakota oil pipeline protesters in subfreezing weather

Authorities on Monday defended their decision to douse protesters with water during a skirmish in subfreezing weather near the Dakota Access oil pipeline, and organizers said at least 17 protesters …

Dakota Access oil pipeline developer won’t consider reroute

The head of the company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline says the company won’t consider rerouting it to address American Indian concerns.

Dakota Access pipeline decision unlikely until early 2017

Court documents indicate a federal judge likely won’t decide until early next year whether to give the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline permission to finish the $3.8 billion …

Dakota pipeline company seeks court permission to proceed with plan

The company building a $3.8 billion oil pipeline sought a federal judge’s permission Tuesday to circumvent President Barack Obama’s administration and move ahead with a disputed section of the project …

Army Corps’ latest Dakota oil pipeline delay purely political, company says

The Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to further delay construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline so that it can continue studying the issue and gather more input from the …

Pipeline protesters force lockdown of North Dakota Capitol

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a large group of Dakota Access protesters has caused the state Capitol in Bismarck to be locked down.

Oil billionaire considered to lead Energy Dep’t

President-elect Donald Trump is considering oil billionaire Harold Hamm and North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer to lead the Department of Energy.

Dozens of pipeline protesters arrested in latest skirmish

Law officers arrested about three dozen Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters in a confrontation that also shut down a state highway.

Army Corps wants more cooperation from Dakota Access company

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it’s trying to defuse tensions between Dakota Access pipeline protesters and law enforcement in North Dakota, but the pipeline’s developer isn’t cooperating.

GOP congressman says Trump could help oil pipeline completion

The North Dakota congressman who helped write Donald Trump’s pro-oil energy plan says Trump’s presidency might aid completion of the Dakota Access pipeline, should the dispute over the project linger.

Clergy join Dakota Access pipeline protesters for ceremony

Hundreds of clergy of various faiths joined protests Thursday against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, singing hymns, marching and ceremonially burning a copy of a 600-year-old …

Obama says Army Corps examining Dakota oil pipeline route

President Barack Obama has called for “peace” and “restraint” on the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is examining whether the four-state project …