Santa Clara County Supervisors Back Moratorium on Dakota Pipeline

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday passed a resolution that supports a moratorium on building the Dakota Access Pipeline.

The board passed the resolution in a 3-0 vote this morning during its meeting in San Jose, with Supervisors Mike Wasserman and Joe Simitian abstaining, to oppose the 1,172-mile crude oil project that has drawn strong opposition because of the risks the line could pose to the environment and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

Read the full article on CBS 5 KPIX: Santa Clara County Supervisors Back Moratorium on Dakota Pipeline.

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