The standoff at the site of the Dakota Access pipeline is still fresh. It represents a moment in North Dakota history that won’t easily fade. The manner in which the situation played out could have farther reaching impacts than we ever thought possible.
Hart Energy’s Political Sidetrack Podcast features Troy Eid, an experienced attorney on Native American consultations for energy and infrastructure, who explains what happened in the lead up to the protests and how the court proceedings, particularly when it comes to tribal law, played out. He also discusses the possible lasting effects of the standoff and the rulings on the energy industry.