Keystone XL Halted as Biden Decides to Revoke Permit

Construction on the long disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline halted as incoming U.S. President Joe Biden decided to revoke its permit.

  • Published 20 January 2021
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TORONTO (AP) — Construction on the long disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline halted Wednesday as incoming U.S. President Joe Biden decided to revoke its permit. Biden’s Day One plans included moving to revoke a presidential permit for the pipeline. The premier of the oil-rich Canadian province of Alberta called it an “insult” and said the federal Canadian government should impose trade sanctions if it is not reversed. The 1,700-mile (2,735-kilometer) pipeline was planned to carry…

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