Obama says Army Corps examining Dakota oil pipeline route

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is examining whether the Dakota Access oil pipeline can be rerouted in southern North Dakota to alleviate the concerns of American Indians. Obama tells the online news outlet NowThis that his administration is monitoring the situation closely but will “let it […]
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