Photos from: Trump administration picks billionaire to oversee review of Dakota Access Pipeline

Vincent Viola, a wealthy businessman with no experience in First Nations issues is slated to oversee the federal agency whose handling of the Dakota Access Pipeline has come under repeated criticism. He went from a humble immigrant background to the founder of a highly-successful financial firm in New York. The Army Corps also joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Yankton Sioux Tribe in seeking a suspension of their separate but related claims against the agency.

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