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Governor, Army Corps Deny Deadline Extension For DAPL Protesters
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17 Feb 2017 05:11 AM EST

On Thursday, Federal officials and North Dakota's governor would not extend next week's evacuation deadline for activists living in camps. The activists have been a months-long base for demonstrations against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Opponents of the line met with officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the state Department of Transportation, and Republican Governor Doug Burgum on Thursday morning. They requested more time to remove their belongings and waste from the camps.

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