The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been ordered to complete a meaningful environmental impact study on the Dakota Access Pipeline.
A federal judge in the D.C. district issued that order on Wednesday, March 25, and will consider whether to shut the pipeline down until the study is done.
A lawyer for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe says it's about time.
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SDPB's Victoria Wicks has this report.