Timothy Purdon

Judge Allows Tribe to Intervene on Proposed DAPL Expansion

Administrative Law Judge Tim Dawson approved the tribe's petition for status as an intervenor.

Dakota Access PipelineBISMARCK, N.D.–A judge is allowing the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to intervene on a proposed expansion of the Dakota Access pipeline. Administrative Law Judge Tim Dawson approved the tribe’s petition for status as an intervenor Thursday in the case before the Public Service Commission. Dawson’s order says there was no opposition to the petition. Texas-based Energy Transfer wants…