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Pipeline proponents fear Dakota Access precedent as Army Corps rethinks permits (SNL)


The Obama administration's move to stop construction on the Dakota Access oil pipeline highlights a broader drive to change the way the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issues permits, which could make it harder for oil and gas pipeline projects . . . "This sets a bad precedent that could threaten future infrastructure projects of all types," National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons said in a Sept. 9 statement.