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20 Groups Slam Obama Administration Over Dakota Access (


Some of the country's most influential industry groups are slamming  the Obama administration for effectively halting work on a disputed section of the Dakota Access pipeline. "When your agencies upend or modify the results of a full and fair regulatory process for an infrastructure project, these actions do not merely impact a single company," they wrote to Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Army chief Eric Fanning. "The industries that manufacture and develop the infrastructure, the labor that builds it, and the American consumers that depend on it all suffer." 

Among those signing on are the National Association of Manufacturers, American Chemistry Council, Independent Petroleum Association of America, and Edison Electric Institute.

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