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U.S. judge rules against tribes seeking to stop Dakota pipeline

A U.S. judge on Tuesday ruled against Native American tribes seeking to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline who claimed the project would prevent them from practicing religious ceremonies.

Judge James Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejected the tribes' request for an injunction to withdraw permission issued by the Army Corps for the last link of the oil pipeline under Lake Oahe in North Dakota.  Read more.

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