WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement after the U.S. District Court ordered the shutdown of the Dakota Access pipeline. The pipeline will be emptied while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers produces an environmental impact review.
“This is a powerful reminder that the Trump Administration can’t keep breaking the law in order to stack the deck in favor of the rich and powerful. This huge victory would not have been possible without the tireless work of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, other indigenous and