WASHINGTON - A federal judge said Tuesday that he'd decide within a week whether to temporarily halt construction of the final section of the Dakota Access pipeline over claims that it violates the religious rights of two Indian tribes.
U.S. District Judge James Boasberg told lawyers at a hearing that he wanted to issue a ruling before oil begins flowing in the pipeline, which could be weeks away.
Boasberg is considering a request by the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes
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