Keystone XL Update: Injunction Bans Preconstruction; Tribes File New Suit

Dec 12, 2018

Matt Campbell, attorney with the Native American Rights Fund
Credit Native American Rights Fund

It can be confusing to try to track the active lawsuits against the Keystone XL pipeline. But a lawyer from Native American Rights Fund gave it a shot at the Oceti Sakowin Treaty Conference held in Rapid City this week.

A brief explanation is fairly simple: Montana federal court is handling three challenges to the pipeline, and in Nebraska, the state Supreme Court is deliberating another. The devil is in the details.