On January 24, 2017, President Donald J. Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum (PM) regarding construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline to the Secretary of the Army detailing the future procedures that should be adopted to expedite the approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). A PM has somewhat less authority than the better known, and more general, Executive Order, but has the same force of law for the individual projects that it governs. The Dakota Access PM was issued at the same time as several related PM’s. One of these authorized the Secretaries of State, the Army and the Interior to expedite the completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline: a separate Executive Order called for the expedition of environmental approval of high priority infrastructure projects, and an associated PM dealt generally with the construction of American Pipelines.
( from forbes )
Following President Donald Trump’s signing of an executive order advancing the Dakota Access pipeline on Tuesday, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe released a statement saying it violates law and tribal treaties.
The tribe said in the statement his approval of the pipeline project that has been the focus of protesters risks contaminating tribal and American water supplies while disregarding treaty rights.
Do you think this project should and can be stopped ? is trump showing how he doesn't care about people's opinion and only view the economic point of this project ?
Have you got yours?