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Native American Tribes Take Pipeline Fight to Capitol Hill

Native American tribes took their fight to Washington on Thursday to stop development of a $3.7 billion oil pipeline, as Democrats in Congress urged the federal government to scrap construction permits and reconsider the project. Representative Raul Grijalva of Arizona, the senior Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers "to withdraw the existing permits for Dakota Access pipeline." He said the agency should then initiate a...

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