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N. Dakota Oil Production Continues Despite Pipeline Halt

December 7, 2016 11:13 AM
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Environmental activists and Native Americans are applauding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' decision to deny an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline. But some activists worry that President-elect Donald Trump could reverse the decision after he is inaugurated on January 20. Meanwhile, as VOA’s Greg Flakus reports from Bismarck, North Dakota, the state’s energy industry keeps producing oil and gas to be shipped out on trucks and rail cars.