Judge Rejects Request To Halt Dakota Access Pipeline Construction

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2016, file photo, shows a section of the Dakota Access Pipeline under construction  near the town of St. Anthony in Morton County, N.D. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners, the company building the oil pipeline, asked a a federal judge on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal judge rejects request to temporarily stop construction of Dakota Access pipeline.

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