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US Army Corps Hands Victory to Dakota Pipeline Protesters

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has denied an easement for the highly controversial $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline project, the subject of months of protest by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, which contends the project would affect its drinking water supply and destroy its sacred sites. In a statement Sunday, the Corps of Engineers said it would be undertaking an environmental impact study to look at possible alternative routes for the project. The 1,885 kilometer pipeline, owned...

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