Keystone XL

Keystone XL pipeline hits court setback

“The Trump administration has repeatedly violated the law in their relentless pursuit of seeing this dirty tar sands pipeline built,” said a statement from Sierra Club Senior Attorney Doug Hayes, one of the lawyers on the case.  “Today’s ruling confirms, once again, that there’s just no getting around the fact that Keystone XL would devastate […]

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GOT CLIMATE CHANGE? Trump abruptly issues new Keystone XL permit in boon to lobbyists – ThinkProgress

Follow the money: “ Meanwhile, lobbyists have also been hard at work pushing for the pipeline’s construction. TransCanada spent around $200,000 each quarter of 2018 lobbying on issues including Keystone XL, according to disclosures. Documents also show the all-Republican D.C.-based lobbying firm CGCN Group spent $90,000 each quarter representing TransCanada last year and specifically targeting

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Native American Tribes Sue Trump Over ‘Unlawful’ Keystone XL Approval

Native American Tribes Sue Trump Over ‘Unlawful’ Keystone XL Approval “All historical, cultural, and spiritual places and sites of significance in the path of the pipeline are at risk of destruction.” by Jake Johnson, staff writer 5 Comments Members of the Cowboy and Indian Alliance, including Native Americans, farmers, and ranchers from across the United

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Keystone Pipeline gets green light from State Department

When corporate interests and government are the same….. Keystone Pipeline gets green light from State Department The controversial pipeline lurches that much closer to construction. Casey Michel Twitter Sep 23, 2018, 2:17 pm With backing from the White House, it seemed only a matter of time before the State Department officially signed off on the

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Will Parrish: ‘Treating protest as terrorism’: US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists

  Northbay’s Will Parrish writes for the Guardian: ‘Treating protest as terrorism’: US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing Rock Will Parrish and Sam Levin Thu 20 Sep 2018 04.00 EDT Last modified on Thu 20 Sep 2018 11.39 EDT

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Denouncing Trump’s Environmental Impact Review as ‘Illegal,’ Green Groups Vow to Defeat Keystone XL Once More

As the West burns and climate change has accelerated….and oil spills occur on a regular basis at Keystone….. Denouncing Trump’s Environmental Impact Review as ‘Illegal,’ Green Groups Vow to Defeat Keystone XL Once More “Once again, the Trump administration is attempting to take a shortcut around the legally required review process on Keystone XL, putting

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