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'Disaster': Trump Administration Signs Off on Keystone XL Pipeline
Nearly ten years after pipeline company TransCanada first applied for a State Department permit for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline , the Trump administration has reversed the previous administration's decision and signed off on the "disastrous" project. "The Keystone XL pipeline is a...
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Climate Denier Trump Takes Us into “Unchartered Territory” with KXL
Later today, the Trump administration is expected to announce the approval of the highly controversial Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline has been the subject of a major battle between environmentalists and the oil industry for years and was rejected by the Obama Administration. We have known for a...
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A protest sign at the 2014 People's Climate March in New York City. News
'The Fight is Not Over,' Groups Vow, as State Dept Poised to Approve Keystone XL
The State Department will announce its approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, unnamed government sources told the Associated Press , after President Donald Trump ordered the department to reopen its review of the pipeline. The decision will clear the way for construction to...
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Another Sign Just Came in That Tar Sands Operations Are on Life Support
Royal Dutch Shell announced Thursday that it is selling off the majority of its tar sands assets, as its chief executive noted dwindling "societal acceptance of the energy system as we have it." Of the $7.25 billion deal with energy company Canadian Natural, Shell said in a statement that it will "...
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Three Life-or-Death Reasons Why Climate, Food, and Native American Activists Need to Keep Working Together
On Tuesday, January 24, Donald Trump signed presidential memorandums to revive the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines—two major dirty oil and fracking pipelines halted by the Obama administration after massive resistance from indigenous, climate and other public interest...
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Keystone XL Opponents Promise Trump a Mass Mobilization 'On a Scale Never Seen'
With his order to revive the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline, President Donald Trump "has declared war on Indigenous nations across the country," one Cheyenne River Sioux organizer said Monday. But he'll be met by a fierce native resistance movement that "will not back down," said the organizer, Joye...
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Following Trump's "Utterly Alarming" DAPL Order Would Violate Law, Tribe Warns
The Standing Rock Sioux has responded to President Donald Trump's executive order to push through the long-contested Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) , calling the memorandum "utterly alarming" and warning that following through with it would violate federal law. In a letter to President Donald Trump...
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Tsunami of Outrage, Vows of Resistance Follow Trump's Pipeline Order
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed executive orders advancing the controversial Keystone XL (KXL) and Dakota Access (DAPL) pipelines, prompting a tsunami of outrage and vows of bold resistance from the Indigenous activists, climate campaigners, and countless others who have fought against...
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday. News
Trudeau Touts Trump's Support for KXL, Sparking Fears of Pipeline Resurrection
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's support for the Keystone XL pipeline to an audience of business leaders and oil company executives in Calgary, Alberta—the heart of Canada's oil industry—on Wednesday. "If Keystone XL is ever proposed again the massive and...
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Canada At Risk of Sinking in Trump's Political Tsunami
When economic waves come out of Washington, they rock Canada. Now, with the Donald Trump tsunami heading towards the White House, Canadians fear their already floundering economy could be sunk. Pundits and politicians are already predicting the death of trade agreements between the two neighbours...
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