Will the Dakota Access Pipeline begin transporting oil before January 2018?
The Dakota Access Pipeline is a 1,172 mile pipeline built to transport oil from the Bakken shale oil fields of North Dakota to Illinois (Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.). Originally scheduled to be operational by the end of 2016, its completion has been stalled by protests (NY Times) and a US Army Corps of Engineer report (CNBC).
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This question was closed as "yes" with an end date of 1 June 2017 (Washington Post, Energy Transfer Partners).