The DC Circuit Court of Appeals granted a temporary stay of the planned shutdown of the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline as part of an administrative action to give a three-judge panel more time to consider arguments in favor of keeping the pipeline open. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The crude pipeline was previously ordered shut by early August pending a more thorough environmental review of the 570,000 b/d pipeline that opened three years ago, although Judge James Boasberg of the US District Court for the District of Columbia said in his July 9 order that he was willing to extend the timing of the shutdown to let the pipeline empty more safely. The […]