“I have stated from the beginning that the easement is a federal decision and local law enforcement does not have an opinion on it."
The Department of the Army will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota.
Senator John Hoeven issued the following statement in response to the Army Corps of Engineers’ announcement that the Obama administration will refuse to grant an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline project.
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today issued the following statement after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers denied the easement for the Dakota Access pipeline to go under Lake Oahe.