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Keystone XL: Trump may want it, but nobody else does (even big oil)

Intended to transport oil from the Alberta tar sands in Canada to refineries on the Gulf Coast of the United States, the Keystone XL pipeline was blocked by President Obama in his last year in office, thanks in large measure to unrelenting opposition from 350.org, the climate activism organization cofounded by Bill McKibben. By Steve Hanley  But […]

August 2nd

Trump bailing on another promise – using US steel for pipelines

Just four days after he took office, Pr*sident Donald Trump fulfilled one of his campaign promises by issuing a memorandum calling for a Commerce Department study on using American steel for pipelines – all-new, retrofitted, repaired, or expanded U.S. pipelines. The problem for Trump is that it’s likely no way can be found to craft a domestic-steel-only policy that’s legal. […]

May 5th

Native American and Environmental Groups Sue Over Trump’s Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

The Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) and North Coast Rivers Alliance (NCRA) filed suit in Federal District Court in Great Falls, Montana on Monday, March 27, challenging the Presidential Permit issued by President Trump allowing construction and operation of the Keystone XL Pipeline. By Dan Bacher IEN’s and NCRA’s Complaint challenging the State Department’s approval of […]

April 1st