“[T]he law requires that changes in agency positions be backed by new circumstances or new evidence, not simply by the president’s whim.”
By Nadia Prupis, staff writer for Common Dreams. Published 1-26-2017
The Standing Rock Sioux has responded to President Donald Trump’s executive order to push through the long-contested Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), calling the memorandum “utterly alarming” and warning that following through with it would violate federal law.
In a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday, Standing Rock Sioux chairman David Archambault III noted that Trump did not accept a request to meet with him, and issued the order “without any consultation.” Continue reading