• Federal judge blocks Keystone Pipeline XL in major blow to Trump administration

    11 days ago - By The Morning Call

    A federal judge temporarily blocked construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, ruling late Thursday that the Trump administration had failed to justify its decision granting a permit for the 1,200-mile long project designed to connect Canada's tar sands crude with refineries on the...
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  • Judge Blocks Major Pipeline, Says US 'Discarded' Facts

    Judge Blocks Major Pipeline, Says US 'Discarded' Facts

    11 days ago - By Newser

    A federal judge in Montana has blocked construction of the $8 billion Keystone XL Pipeline after criticizing the Trump administration for not properly studying its environmental impact. US District Judge Brian Morris' order on Thursday came as Calgary-based TransCanada was preparing to build the first stages of the oil pipeline...
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  • Federal Judge Blocks Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline

    11 days ago - By Fortune

    U.S. District Judge Brian Morris Thursday froze construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, which would link Canada to the Gulf of Mexico and carry up to 830,000 barrels a day (the U.S. produced 11.3 million barrels per day in August 2018). Morris wrote that the present administration's permit ignored previous factual findings on climate change and lacked sufficient environmental impact analysis.
    The $8 billion pipeline proposed by Calgary-based energy firm Transcanada has been the root of a years-long battle. On one side, environmentalists argue that it represents a harmful extension of...
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  • Keystone XL pipeline's construction blocked by federal judge

    11 days ago - By NBC News

    The 1,184-mile pipeline would transport up to 830,000 barrels of crude a day from the Canadian province of Alberta and Montana to facilities in Nebraska.
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