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TransCanada’s Plan B ‘Is Truly Keystone XL on Steroids’

Over the course of a single year, the NRDC states, tankers could carry 328 million barrels of tar sands oil down the East Coast—enough oil to fill more than 20,000 Olympic pools.Andrew Priest / Flickr By Deirdre Fulton The pipeline … Continue reading

Have Protests Killed the Keystone XL? TransCanada Asks U.S. for Delay in Face of Likely Rejection

Democracy Now! Published on Nov 3, 2015 The corporation behind the Keystone XL oil pipeline has asked the Obama administration to suspend its long-running review of the controversial project. On Monday, TransCanada told the State Department it wants to wait … Continue reading

The fight to kill Keystone XL was a huge waste of time – iPolitics

Like a political reboot of the old Jekyll and Hyde yarn, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seems to be trying to convince Canadians he can be a carbon warrior and a pipeline cheerleader at the same time. He’s not the only … Continue reading

The Lasting Legacy of the Keystone XL Debate Half a Year Later: Climate Change | NRDC

May 06, 2016 Anthony Swift This blog was co-authored by Liz Barratt-Brown, Senior Advisor, NRDC. Half a year after the president’s rejection, many of the arguments for expansion have been tempered not only by the realities of long term lower … Continue reading

TransCanada Seeks $15 Billion From U.S. Over Keystone XL Pipeline – The New York Times

OTTAWA — TransCanada said on Wednesday that it would seek $15 billion in damages over the Obama administration’s decision to cancel the company’s Keystone XL pipeline project. The company is taking the unusual step of suing through the North American … Continue reading

A Carbon Bomb Defused: Obama Rejects Keystone XL in Historic Win for Environmental Activism

Democracy Now! Published on Nov 9, 2015 Democracynow.org – The environmental movement is celebrating one of its biggest victories to date: President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. After years of review and one of the most vocal … Continue reading

TransCanada Is Suing America “Under Nafta” About the Keystone Pipeline

The Big Picture RT Published on Jan 8, 2016 Erich Pica, Friends Of the Earth-US, joins Thom. For tonight’s Green Report we head to Houston, Texas – where on Tuesday Canadian fossil fuel giant TransCanada filed suit against the Obama … Continue reading

TransCanada Sues the U.S. for $15B for Rejecting Keystone XL. Will This Be the New Normal Under TPP?

Democracy Now! Published on Jan 7, 2016 On Wednesday, TransCanada Corporation filed a lawsuit in U.S. federal court alleging President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline exceeded his power under the U.S. Constitution. TransCanada also filed legal action under … Continue reading

NAFTA Lawsuit over Keystone XL Proves “Free Trade” Deals Kill Democracy

VisionLiberty Published on Jan 9, 2016 http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016… Common Dreams January 07, 2016 Canadian pipeline company TransCanada announced Wednesday afternoon it is suing the Obama administration under NAFTA provisions for the U.S. decision last November to reject the unpopular Keystone XL … Continue reading

TransCanada Uses NAFTA to sue The US Over Keystone Pipeline!

thomhartmann Published on Jan 7, 2016 Thom Hartmann comments on TransCanada Corporation seeking $15 billion as part of its NAFTA claim over President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Global Climate Change Environment Ethics Environment Justice