The Dakota Access Pipeline is back in business

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The Army Corps of Engineers has done a 180 on the Dakota Access Pipeline, turning victory into another battle for Native Americans.

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Just two months ago, tribal leaders and many supporters were celebrating a victory when the Army Corps of Engineers ordered an environmental impact report on the Dakota Access Pipeline. Now, the Corps has reversed itself, and construction is under way again for a tunnel under the Missouri River just upstream from the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Mark Trahant is a professor at the University of North Dakota and an independent journalist. He updates us on what's happened over the past month and what's likely to happen next.

Credits

Guest:
Mark Trahant - University of North Dakota - @TrahantReports

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christine Detz, Evan George, Luke Vander Ploeg