Fortune – The controversial Dakota Access Pipeline will begin interstate crude oil delivery on May 14 , according to a filing with the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Energy Transfer Partners LC on Thursday filed what is known as a tariff, which lays out details about the line and the oil to be delivered.
The 1,172-mile (1,885-km) Dakota Access line runs from western North Dakota to Patoka, Illinois. The $3.8 billion project became a focus of international attention, drawing protesters from around the world, after a Native American tribe sued to block completion of the final link of the pipeline through a remote part of North Dakota.
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