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About the Dakota Access Pipeline. He Dakota Access Pipeline is a 1,172-mile underground state of the art 30” pipeline extending from the Bakken/Three Forks production area in North Dakota to Patoka, Illinois.

About the Dakota Access Pipeline

The pipeline will transport domestically-produced, light, sweet crude oil from North Dakota to major refining markets in a more direct, cost-effective, safer and more environmentally responsible manner than other modes of transportation, including rail or truck. At today’s production volumes, the pipeline will transport half of the total production coming from the Bakken, facilitating royalties from production to the landowners and state, and to many Native Americans who have oil and gas leases or production on reservation property. The Dakota Access Pipeline has created roughly 12,000 jobs during construction and is a critical link from the Bakken formation, which supports more than 80,000 North Dakota jobs. - Home Page. whois lookup - U.S. Senator John Hoeven of North Dakota. Hoeven Joins Senator Lankford in Introducing Small Business Regulatory Relief Bill WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven today announced that he has joined Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) in introducing the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act, legislation that requires federal agencies to analyze the full impact of proposed regulations on small businesses during the rulemaking process.

U.S. Senator John Hoeven of North Dakota

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Dakota Access Pipeline: What's at stake? And depending on who you ask, the results could be an economic boon that makes the country more self-sufficient or an environmental disaster that destroys sacred Native American sites.

Dakota Access Pipeline: What's at stake?

The 1,172-mile pipeline would stretch from the oil-rich Bakken Formation -- a vast underground deposit where Montana and North Dakota meet Canada -- southeast into South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois. The oil potential in Bakken is massive. An estimated 7.4 billion barrels of undiscovered oil is believed to be in its US portion, according to the US Geological Survey. After the pipeline is completed, it would shuttle 470,000 barrels of crude oil a day, developer Energy Access Partners said.

That's enough to make 374.3 million gallons of gasoline per day. From Illinois, the oil could go to markets and refineries across the Midwest, East Coast and Gulf Coast. Who approved it? The US Army Corps of Engineers approved the project and granted final permits in July. What's the argument for and against? Dakota Access Pipeline: Top 3 Pros and Cons. In July 2016 the US Army Corps of Engineers granted the final permits for pipeline construction to Dakota Access, the subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners building the pipeline.

Dakota Access Pipeline: Top 3 Pros and Cons

In response the Standing Rock Sioux filed a lawsuit in federal district court alleging multiple violations of federal law during the permitting process. [12] However, construction of the pipeline began as scheduled, so the tribe filed a request for a preliminary injunction to halt construction until their court case was decided.

On Aug. 10, 2016, a coalition of Native American tribes and other activists began a blockade of the pipeline to prevent continued construction. [3] As news spread of the blockade, hundreds of people began arriving at the original Sacred Stone Camp. A larger camp, known as the Oceti Sakowin Camp, was formed to house thousands of new supporters. On Sep. 9 the Standing Rock Tribe's request for a preliminary injunction to halt construction was denied. Dakota Access pipeline company and Donald Trump have close financial ties. Donald Trump’s close financial ties to Energy Transfer Partners, operators of the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline, have been laid bare, with the presidential candidate invested in the company and receiving more than $100,000 in campaign contributions from its chief executive.

Dakota Access pipeline company and Donald Trump have close financial ties

Trump’s financial disclosure forms show the Republican nominee has between $500,000 and $1m invested in Energy Transfer Partners, with a further $500,000 to $1m holding in Phillips 66, which will have a 25% stake in the Dakota Access project once completed. The information was disclosed in Trump’s monthly filings to the Federal Election Commission, which requires candidates to disclose their campaign finance information on a regular basis. The financial relationship runs both ways. On 29 June, Warren made $3,000 in donations to Trump’s presidential campaign.

The limit for individual contributions to a candidate is $2,700 per election and it’s unclear whether Trump returned $300 to Warren. The White House.