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U.S. judge blocks construction of $10-billion Keystone XL pipeline

U.S. judge blocks construction of $10-billion Keystone XL pipeline

GREAT FALLS, Mont. — TransCanada’s $10-billion Keystone XL pipeline project has suffered another setback after a U.S. federal judge blocked its construction to allow more time to study the potential environmental impact. The Great Falls Tribune reports U.S. District Judge Brian Morris’ order on Thursday came as the Calgary-based energy giant was preparing to build the first stages of the oil pipeline in northern Montana. Indigenous and environmental groups had sued TransCanada and the U.S. Department of State after Nebraska authorities approved an alternative route to the one TransCanada hadRead More


Spy service says federal pipeline purchase seen as ‘betrayal’ by opponents

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OTTAWA — Canada’s spy agency says many members of the environmental and Indigenous communities see the federal purchase of the Trans Mountain pipeline as a betrayal, and suggests that could intensify opposition to expanding the project. A Canadian Security Intelligence Service assessment highlights a renewed sense of indignation among protesters and clearly indicates the spy service’s ongoing interest in anti-petroleum activism. The Canadian Press used the Access to Information Act to obtain a heavily censored copy of the June CSIS brief, originally classified top secret. Civil liberties and environmental activistsRead More


‘We ride horses – not unicorns’: Notley fires back at pipeline opponents

'We ride horses - not unicorns': Notley fires back at pipeline opponents

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, with her arch pipeline foe sitting just a few feet away in the front row, compared Trans Mountain protesters Saturday to dewy-eyed unicorn jockeys from Salt Spring Island, B.C. “I would say to those who oppose our fight to build this pipeline, that they are being extremely foolish,” Notley said in a speech to a teachers convention. “Maybe on Salt Spring Island you can build an economy on condos and coffee shops, but not in Edmonton and not anywhere in Alberta. “Here in Alberta, we rideRead More


‘We ride horses – not unicorns’: Notley fires back at pipeline opponents

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Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, October 13, 2018 5:50PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, October 13, 2018 6:57PM EDT EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, with her arch pipeline foe sitting just a few feet away in the front row, compared Trans Mountain protesters Saturday to dewy-eyed unicorn jockeys from Salt Spring Island, B.C. “I would say to those who oppose our fight to build this pipeline, that they are being extremely foolish,” Notley said in a speech to a teachers convention. “Maybe on Salt Spring Island you canRead More


Pipeline explodes near Prince George, B.C.: RCMP

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CTVNews.ca Staff Published Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:13PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, October 9, 2018 11:13PM EDT The RCMP has confirmed that there has been a pipeline explosion in the vicinity of Prince George, B.C. On social media, witnesses described hearing explosions northeast of the city in the community of Shelley. Images from the scene show a fiery blaze and a billowing pillar of smoke. According to B.C.’s Ministry of Environment, the incident occured at a gas line that is operated by Enbridge. No injuries have been reported. FIRE nearRead More


Ottawa now owns pipeline halted by court ruling

Ottawa now owns pipeline halted by court ruling

The federal government – and Canadian taxpayers – essentially own the $4.5-billion Trans Mountain line. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]