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Lawsuit to Reinstate Keystone XL Permit ‘Moot’, Judge Rules

Lawsuit to Reinstate Keystone XL Permit ‘Moot’, Judge Rules

A Texas judge just drove another nail into the coffin of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Federal Judge Jeffrey Brown said Thursday that a legal challenge to President Joe Biden’s cancellation of a key pipeline permit was moot because the company behind the project had already backed out. 

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    Biden Urged to ‘Honor Indigenous Sovereignty and Immediately Halt’ Fossil Fuel Pipelines

    Biden Urged to ‘Honor Indigenous Sovereignty and Immediately Halt’ Fossil Fuel Pipelines

    By Jessica Corbett A leading environmental advocacy group marked Native American Heritage Month on Wednesday by urging President-elect Joe Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Kamala Harris, and the entire incoming administration “to honor Indigenous sovereignty and immediately halt the Keystone XL, Dakota Access, and Line 3 pipelines.” That call from 350.org U.S. communications director Thanu Yakupitiyage […]

    Supreme Court Rejects Trump Effort to Greenlight Keystone XL Construction

    Supreme Court Rejects Trump Effort to Greenlight Keystone XL Construction

    By Jake Johnson The Supreme Court late Monday upheld a federal judge’s rejection of a crucial permit for Keystone XL and blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to greenlight construction of the 1,200-mile crude oil project, the third such blow to the fossil fuel industry in a day — coming just hours after the cancellation of […]

    Biden Vows to Ax Keystone XL if Elected

    Biden Vows to Ax Keystone XL if Elected

    If elected president in November, Joe Biden will ax the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. The long-delayed pipeline, which would carry around 830,000 barrels of crude oil a day from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada to the U.S., was first rejected by the Obama administration when Biden served as vice president. However, President Donald Trump […]

    Judge Tosses Major Keystone XL Permit

    Judge Tosses Major Keystone XL Permit

    A federal judge delivered a win to endangered species and a blow to the controversial Keystone XL pipeline on Wednesday when he tossed a crucial permit it needed to cross hundreds of rivers and streams. The ruling marks yet another setback for the 1,200 mile-long fossil fuel project that was first proposed in 2008 but […]

    Construction Begins on Keystone XL Pipeline in Montana

    Construction Begins on Keystone XL Pipeline in Montana

    Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which has restricted the ability to gather in peaceful assembly, a Canadian company has moved forward with construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, according to the AP. As EcoWatch reported, last week Canada-based TC Energy said it would start construction despite the climate impacts of the pipeline and the […]

    Keystone XL Pipeline Construction to Forge Ahead During Coronavirus Pandemic

    Keystone XL Pipeline Construction to Forge Ahead During Coronavirus Pandemic

    The company behind the controversial and long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline announced it would proceed with the project Tuesday, despite concerns about the climate impacts of the pipeline and the dangers of transporting construction crews during a pandemic. Pipeline owner TC Energy Corp. also announced that Alberta’s government had invested around .1 billion to cover most […]