In Effort to Kill Pipeline, Groups Call Directly on Obama to Oppose Permits

U.S. Judge James Boasberg said he would make a decision by September 9 on whether to halt work on the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline

By Nadia Prupis
Common Dreams
August 25, 2016

As Indigenous activists maintained resistance to a proposed oil pipeline in North Dakota this week, allied groups on Thursday sent an open letter to President Barack Obama asking him to urge the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to pull its permits for the project.