While most of the United States has been blinded by the presidential election spectacle, a grass-roots coalition has been fighting the “next Keystone XL” being pushed through—largely under the radar—by Big Carbon.
Police and protesters face off as construction begins on one of the biggest pipelines proposed since Keystone XL.
Giant steel pipes lay in waiting for use in an unspecified pipeline. (naturalflow / (CC BY-SA 2.0)) It took seven years of organizing to stop the Keystone XL oil pipeline from being built up-and-down the U.S.—and now a new mega-pipeline...Show More Summary
It took seven years of protests, sit-ins, letter-writing, and, finally, a presidential review to prevent the Keystone XL oil pipeline from being built. Now, in a matter of months, America's newest mega pipeline—the Dakota Access Pipeline Project (DAPL)—has quietly received full regulatory permission to begin construction. Show More Summary
Since the Obama Administration rejected Transcanada’s over seven year old permit to build the Keystone XL Pipeline in November 2015, the issue has moved away from the mainstream media. However, for several years, Keystone XL dominated the news. Show More Summary
The Bakken pipeline, a line comparable in length to the Keystone XL, now has all the permits it needs for build-out. The post An Oil Pipeline Nearly As Long As Keystone XL Has Been Fully Approved appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The climate movement has achieved critical wins recently. Protecting the Atlantic coast from offshore drilling, stopping fracking in New York, and defeating the Keystone XL pipeline to name a few. Yet, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), if approved by Congress, could undermine these and other critical climate victories. Show More Summary
Harold Hamm — founder and CEO of Continental Resources, top energy aide for Republican Party presidential nominee Donald Trump and Trump's possible choice for energy secretary — may stand to gain from a cross-border permit of TransCananda's...Show More Summary
'Our Canadian neighbors can count on our co-operation and respect,' the platform says The post Reviving Keystone XL pipeline now official Republican party policy appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Originally published on Planetsave. The foreign oil firm TransCanada has filed a lawsuit against the US government under NAFTA rules, seeking $15 billion in compensation for the rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline project. To put that...Show More Summary
The foreign oil firm TransCanada has filed a lawsuit against the US government under NAFTA rules seeking $15 billion in compensation for the rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline project. To put that in plain language, a foreign corporation...Show More Summary
Texas landowner Michael Bishop continues to challenge TransCanada’s right to build the southern route of the Keystone XL pipeline, renamed the Gulf Coast pipeline when the project was divided into segments. Meanwhile, TransCanada isShow More Summary
Patrick Woodall, Common Dreams: This week, the TransCanada pipeline company officially filed a $15 billion corporate trade lawsuit against the United States for refusing to allow the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. After an...Show More Summary
At The Nation, Madeline Ostrander writes— This Keystone Activist Is Bringing the Tactics That Defeated the Pipeline Into the Democratic Party: S ince 2010, Jane Kleeb, a gutsy, high-energy activist living in the rural college townShow More Summary
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