The Army Corps of Engineers Has Blocked the Dakota Access Pipeline!

‘The Army Corps of Engineers will not grant the Dakota Access Pipeline the right to drill under the Missouri River, amounting to a huge victory for the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

In a statement, assistant secretary for civil works Jo-Ellen Darcy said that her decision is based on the need to explore alternate routes from the pipeline’s crossing. Her office had announced in November that it was delaying plans to move forward on the easement in order to allow for further discussion with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, whose reservation lies just half a mile south of the proposed crossing site…’

Source: Gizmodo

In this day and age, I’ll take good news wherever I can get it, thus the exclamation point in my headline. We’ll see how long this lasts…