Dakota Access pipeline has first leak before fully operational

Dakota Access pipeline has first leak before fully operationalThe Dakota Access pipeline inspired huge demonstrations in 2016. The Dakota Access pipeline has suffered its first leak, outraging indigenous groups who have long warned that the project poses a threat to the environment. The $ 3.8bn oil pipeline, which sparked international protests last year and is not yet fully operational, spilled 84 gallons of crude oil at a South Dakota pump station, according to government regulators.



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