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.
updated July 24, 2014 at 3:26 PM - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says that Enbridge’s pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac does not comply with state regulations and needs to have additional anchors installed to support the pipeline. Schuette and Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Director Dan Wyant sent a letter on Thursday, putting the Canadian pipeline company "on notice" to install the required supports.
After Keystone failure, TransCanada comes up with another pipeline scheme in the U.S.... The Canadian pipeline giant plans to buy an American natural gas pipeline company with a history of environmental problems.
Pipeline Spill In The Heart Of Canada’s Tar Sands Industry Leaks 1.3 Million Gallons Of Oily Emulsion BY ARI PHILLIPS JUL 17, 2015 http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/07/17/3681738/canadian-pipeline-spill-near-tar-sands/
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.