October 16, 2018 / 11:56 AM / a month ago

8th Circuit to hear unfair-tactics claim against DAPL developer

About two dozen North Dakota landowners will ask a federal appeals court on Thursday to revive part of their lawsuit against the developer of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline for allegedly tricking them out of $4 million in compensation for easements over their properties.

A lower court dismissed the entire action one year ago, finding that the tactics used by Dakota Access LLC and its contractors amounted to “mere sales talk or puffery,” not fraud.

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