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  • Judge James Boasberg of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., at a hearing, rejected the request from the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes, who had argued that the project will prevent them from practicing religious ceremonies at a lake they say is surrounded by sacred ground. The company only needs to build a final 1,100- foot connection...

  • Lawyers for the Cheyenne River Sioux and the Standing Rock Sioux will urge Judge James Boasberg in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. at 2:00 p.m. ET to block construction of the project with a temporary restraining order. The company only needs to build a final 1,100- foot connection in North Dakota under Lake Oahe, part of the Missouri River system, to...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- Wells Fargo& Co has created a team to develop artificial intelligence-based technology and appointed a lead for its newly combined payments businesses, as part of an ongoing push to strengthen its digital offerings. Wells Fargo's AI team will work on creating technology that can help the bank provide more personalized customer service...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D./ HOUSTON, Feb 9- The company building an oil pipeline that has fueled sustained public protests said on Thursday it has started drilling under a North Dakota lake despite a last-ditch legal challenge from a Native American tribe leading the opposition. The federal government this week cleared way for the project to resume, leading the Standing...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 9- The company building an oil pipeline that has been subject to sustained public protests said on Thursday it has resumed drilling beneath a North Dakota lake despite a last-ditch legal challenge from a Native American tribe leading the opposition. The federal government this week cleared way for the project to resume, leading the Standing Rock...

  • STANDING ROCK SIOUX TRIBE FILES LEGAL CHALLENGE IN BID TO STOP NORTH DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE- STATEMENT ON TRIBE'S WEBSITE.

  • HOUSTON/ CANNON BALL, N.D., Feb 8- The leader of a Native American tribe attempting to block the Dakota Access oil pipeline said on Wednesday the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe may have exhausted legal options to stop the project after the company building it won federal permission to tunnel under the Missouri River. "We're running out of options, but that doesn't mean...

  • HOUSTON/ CANNON BALL, N.D., Feb 8- The leader of a Native American tribe attempting to block the Dakota Access oil pipeline said on Wednesday the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe may have exhausted legal options to stop the project after the company building it won federal permission to tunnel under the Missouri River. "We're running out of options, but that doesn't mean...

  • WASHINGTON/ HOUSTON, Feb 8- Native American groups said they would step up efforts to block the development of energy infrastructure across the United States to prevent future water contamination and damage to sacred land, following the defeat for the Standing Rock Sioux in its battle against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline. In states including Texas,...

  • HOUSTON/ CANNON BALL, N.D., Feb 8- The leader of a Native American tribe attempting to block the Dakota Access oil pipeline said on Wednesday the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe may have exhausted legal options to stop the project after the company building it won federal permission to tunnel under the Missouri River. "We're running out of options, but that doesn't mean...

  • A bicyclist rides by a Wells Fargo bank branch in San Francisco, California.

    The Seattle City Council on Tuesday voted to cut ties with Wells Fargo over its role as a lender to the Dakota Access pipeline project.

  • *Army cancels environmental study on pipeline impact. WASHINGTON/ HOUSTON, Feb 7- The U.S. Army will grant the final permit for the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline after an order from President Donald Trump to expedite the project despite opposition from Native American tribes and climate activists. In a court filing on Tuesday, the Army said that it...

  • WASHINGTON/ HOUSTON, Feb 7- The U.S. Army will grant the final permit for the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline after an order from President Donald Trump to expedite the project, despite opposition from Native American tribes and climate activists. The protest against the $3.8 billion pipeline drew thousands of people to the North Dakota plains last...

  • Senator John Hoeven says Dakota Access pipeline will be built safely to protect Standing Rock Sioux and others downstream from construction site. *North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum says Dakota Access decision will' allow for safe transport of North Dakota product to market'. *North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum repeats request for pipeline protests to vacate...

  • *Permit will allow construction under Missouri River. WASHINGTON/ HOUSTON, Feb 7- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will grant the final permit needed to finish the Dakota Access Pipeline, a controversial project to move oil quickly to the U.S. Gulf Coast that sparked protests by Native American tribes and climate activists. In a Tuesday court filing in U.S. District...

  • WASHINGTON/ HOUSTON, Feb 7- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will grant the final easement needed to finish the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a court filing Tuesday. The $3.8 billion line, which is being built by Energy Transfer Partners, needed a final permit to tunnel under Lake Oahe, a reservoir that is part of the Missouri River.

  • WASHINGTON/ HOUSTON, Feb 7- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will grant the final easement needed to finish the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a court filing Tuesday. The $3.8 billion line, which is being built by Energy Transfer Partners, needed a final permit to tunnel under Lake Oahe, a reservoir that is part of the Missouri River.

  • Feb 7- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will grant the final easement needed to finish the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a court filing Tuesday. The $3.8 billion line, which is being built by Energy Transfer Partners, needed a final permit to tunnel under Lake Oahe, a reservoir that is part of the Missouri River. The 1,170- mile line will bring...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6- California Public Employees' Retirement System should maintain its investments in the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline project in order to exert influence over the companies involved, staff for the largest U.S. public pension fund said on Monday. Legislation proposed in California would require CalPERS, a $300 billion fund, to...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba/ BUFFALO, New York, Feb 6- R efugees in the United States fearing a worsening climate of xenophobia in the wake of a divisive U.S. presidential campaign are flocking to Canada in growing numbers. Most braved the freezing prairie winter to walk into Canada. "They will make a dash for Canada, whether they are going to go through cold weather to die or not,"...