The leaders of Canada, Mexico and the US are meeting today in Ottawa for the annual North American Leaders’ Summit. Meanwhile, TransCanada, the Canadian corporation behind the infamous Keystone XL, has filed a lawsuit against the US government for rejecting its proposed pipeline.
TransCanada, the company behind the infamous Keystone XL pipeline, just demonstrated the dangers that corporate trade pacts pose to communities and to our air, water, and climate. On June 24, the Canadian oil company filed a trade case against the U.S. Show More Summary
From the Washington Examiner: TransCanada Corp. filed a claim under the North American Free Trade Agreement Friday seeking $15 billion over the Obama administration’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline. The company filed the claim seeking arbitration under the trade agreement, arguing that they had reason to believe that they would emerge and win approval […]
Back in January, I blogged about TransCanada taking legal action under NAFTA-related to the rejection of its Keystone XL pipeline permit application. It is now being reported that TransCanada has taken the next step in the process. This is from Canada’s Financial Post: TransCanada Corp. Show More Summary
From Ecowatch: On June 24, foreign oil company TransCanada filed a lawsuit against the U.S. under NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement, arguing that the U.S. rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline violated NAFTA’s broad rights for foreign investors by thwarting the company’s “expectations.” As compensation, TransCanada is demanding more than $15 billion from […]
TORONTO (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp is formally requesting arbitration over U.S. President Barack Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, seeking $15 billion in damages, the company said in legal papers dated Friday. Obama rejected...Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton is a seasoned liberal politician, but one with few core beliefs. Her positions on subjects such as gay marriage, free-trade agreements, the Keystone XL pipeline, the Iraq War,
TransCanada, owner of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline currently being contested in federal court and in front of a North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ) legal panel, has won a $2.1 billion joint venture bid with Sempra Energy...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump’s promise to gut U.S. environmental regulations and revive the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline if elected president is a nightmare for green groups, but it may be a dream come true for their fund-raisers.
Though President Barack Obama and his State Department nixed the northern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline in November, the Canadian pipeline company giant has continued the fight in a federal lawsuit in Houston, claiming...Show More Summary
This week, Donald Trump became the presumed Republican nominee in the race to the White House, and almost immediately outlined an energy plan that could radically change the course of history. Speaking at an oil and natural gas conference in North Dakota on Thursday, Trump promised to withdraw the U.S. Show More Summary
TransCanada spokesman James Millar said that Trump’s proposal on the Keystone XL pipeline is not the way projects are usually structured, and the next US president would have to accept that.
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said during a press conference on Thursday he would approve building the Keystone XL Pipeline and seek percentage from the profits - if he is elected to be the next US president.
Republican presidential contender Donald Trump said on Thursday that he would approve TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline proposal if elected, reversing a decision by the administration of President Barack Obama to block it over environmental concerns. “I would absolutely approve it, 100...
The tortured, roundabout, drawn-out process that led last fall to the final disapproval of the Keystone XL pipeline project was equal parts astonishing and frustrating. After a seven-year process, in...
For a decade, indigenous activists in Canada and the United States have been in the forefront of opposition to fossil-fuel projects, including coal terminals and pipelines, the most famous of which is the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Show More Summary
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley just went down to Washington, D.C., to pitch the oilsands. But Obama announced his rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline shortly after Justin Trudeau was elected. So there’s not really a lot to talk abo...
We’re at the point when we’re supposed to act, but signing another online petition, changing to a more efficient lightbulb and joining a march doesn’t feel like enough. The following is an excerpt from the new book Trespassing Across...Show More Summary
Today marks the six year anniversary for TransCanada’s application for a presidential permit to build the remaining portion of the Keystone Pipeline system, better known as Keystone XL. After six long years of pushing paper in Washington, political rhetoric, and redundant studies, we still have inadequate infrastructure to manage the growing [...]
When writer Ken Ilgunas set out to walk the 1,700-mile proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline and talk to the people he met there, he expected challenging debates about climate change, energy security and national sovereignty. In researching his new book, "Trespassing Across America: One Man's...