The Energy Transfer Partners Corporation has invested 3.7 billion dollars in constructing the Dakota Access Pipeline but the Standing Rock Sioux tribe is protesting that the pipeline threatens their existence. The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) would help the US economy to grow. The pipeline would also make the US less dependent on foreign oil. The DAPL would also make transporting oil safer and more cost effective. THESIS The United States needs the Dakota Access Pipeline to create economic growth, decrease our dependence on imported oil, and provide an effective way to transport American oil to refineries.
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