The Obama administration said they would put a hold on the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline and promise to rethink how Native American tribes are consulted. This may lead to tribes getting not only more opportunity to voice their concerns, but also the power to illustrate how the infrastructure projects could affect their rights to proceed.
If tribes can't hold companies or agencies accountable for what's revealed in consultation, "then it's really a right without a remedy," said Native American Law attorney James Meggesto.
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