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Tribal land issues block Bakken pipeline in Iowa

desmoinesregister.comLook at some numbers associated with the Bakken Pipeline, (Dakota Access Crude Pipeline) Rodney White/The Register

Pipes for the proposed Dakota Access oil pipeline, which would stretch from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota to Patoka, Ill., are stacked May 9, 2015, at a staging area in Worthing, S.D. (Photo: Nati Harnik/AP)

State and federal officials are blocking work on the planned Bakken oil pipeline in three Iowa counties after questions were raised about the possible disruption of a sacred site of historical and cultural significance to Sioux tribal members.

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