The Keystone Pipeline debate in 2 minutes Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning, and officials are investigating the cause of the leak, which occurred about three miles southeast of the town of Amherst, said Brian Walsh, a spokesman for the state's Department of Environment and Natural Resources. This is the largest Keystone oil spill to date in South Dakota, Walsh said.
Send WhatsApp A federal judge has ordered a full environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline route, a decision that will likely slow construction efforts and serve as a blow to the Trump administration. The ruling by Judge Morris — an Obama appointee to the United States District Court for the District of Montana — was a big win for environmentalists who have waged war in the courtroom.
Owned and operated by TransCanada, the Keystone pipeline system already stretches across the midwestern U. Former President Barack Obama rejected the project inarguing it would increase emissions and not add much to the economy.
However, President Donald Trump, someone who campaigned heavily on the issue, immediately green-lighted the proposal upon entering office.
An official with the State Department signed a so-called presidential permit that allowed the pipeline to move forward. Nevertheless, TransCanada hopes to begin construction in the second quarter of Follow Jason on Twitter. Content created by The Daily Caller News Foundation is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience.
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A federal judge has ordered a full environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline route, a decision that serves as a blow to the Trump administration. Part of the controversial Keystone Pipeline was shut down Thursday after more than , gallons of oil leaked in South Dakota, the state and the company that runs the pipeline said Thursday.
The Keystone Pipeline System plays a key role in delivering Canadian and U.S. crude oil supplies to markets around North America. US President Donald Trump has signed executive orders supporting two controversial oil pipelines, Keystone XL and Dakota Access.
Keystone XL has been at the centre of the controversy.
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- The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline plans to start construction next year, after a U.S. State Department review ordered by a federal judge concluded that major Founded: Sep 18,