If Keystone gets nixed, Canadian pipeline operators have a Plan B: Olive - For environmentalists lobbying against the Keystone XL pipeline through the U.S., a made-in-Canada option might pose a bigger problem.
Michigan Governor Snyder and Attorney General Schuette: Michigan, which holds the world's largest body of fresh water, is being threaten by oil. Since 1988, Michigan has granted a Canadian pipeline that runs along the bottom of the Great Lakes at the Straits of Mackinac, and through many ecosystems....
President Obama vetoed Congress’ effort to expedite approval of the Keystone XL pipeline Tuesday, but the decision to allow the Canadian pipeline to cross the U.S. border is still on the president’s desk. As part of the process, the president will be considering comments from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which is using lower oil prices as a last ditch effort to give him a new excuse to deny the pipeline—an argument he should reject.
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 pipeline.