U.S. District Judge James Boasberg

Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review

The pipeline has been carrying oil for three years.

Dakota Access PipelineFARGO, N.D. (AP)–A federal judge has ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is done. The pipeline has been carrying oil for three years. But U.S. District Judge James Boasberg said in April that the pipeline remains “highly controversial” under federal environmental law and a more extensive review was necessary than the environmental…