A court in the US decided to close the pipeline on the claim of Indian tribes
A Federal court in Washington decided to close a major pipeline Dakota Access on the claim of Indian tribes, says the court's decision.
The pipeline is supposed to suspend operations for 30 days, according to a decision of judge James Bosberg.
The pipeline cost about $ 4 billion over several years caused the protests of the tribes through whose territory he passed. The Sioux argued that he poses a threat to its water resources, and passes on culturally significant lands.
The court's decision is another defeat for the energy industry and the administration of Donald trump, in order to facilitate the construction of energy infrastructure. On the eve of Dominion Energy with partner Duke Energy abandoned the project of a major pipeline of ASR, given the numerous lawsuits and the uncertainty of prices and regulation. The energy Ministry blamed the closure of the project "environmental lobby".