The Keystone XL Pipeline Is Officially Dead

By Brian Kahn, Gizmodo. -

In a shocking move, the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline has announced it will no longer move forward with the project. The controversial pipeline has been at the center of a fight over [...]

How Defeating Keystone XL Built A Bolder, Savvier Climate Movement

By Nick Engelfried, Waging Nonviolence. -

When President Biden rescinded a crucial permit for the Keystone XL pipeline last week, it marked the culmination of one of the longest, highest-profile campaigns in the North American climate [...]

Indigenous-Led Movement Credited With ‘Huge Victory’

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

President-elect Joe Biden is reportedly planning on the day of his inauguration to rescind a federal permit allowing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in the United States, a move [...]

Two Native Americans Arrested Over Keystone XL Protests

By Lakota People's Law Project, Indian Country Today. -

As many Trump supporters who stormed the nation’s Capitol appear poised to evade punishment, two young Native Americans from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in South Dakota have been arrested and [...]

Activists Resist Frantic Pipeline Development

By Leanna First-Arai, Truthout. -

The final weeks of the Trump administration have been frenzied for oil and gas pipeline companies. On November 24, Enbridge — the largest pipeline developer in North America — filed a lawsuit to [...]

Supreme Court Rejects Effort To Greenlight Keystone XL Construction

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

The Supreme Court late Monday upheld a federal judge's rejection of a crucial permit for Keystone XL and blocked the Trump administration's attempt to greenlight construction of the 1,200-mile [...]

Big Oil Fears Keystone XL Ruling Means End Of Easy Pipeline Permits

By Steve Horn, DeSmog Blog. -

On April 15, Judge Brian Morris nullified water-crossing permits in Montana that were granted for the Keystone XL, a major setback for the long-embattled tar sands oil pipeline. The ruling came [...]

Federal Court Invalidates Key Permit For Keystone XL

By the Center for Biological Diversity. -

Great Falls, MT — A federal judge today ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the law when it approved Nationwide Permit 12, a water-crossing permit critical for TC Energy’s [...]

Keystone Leaks 383,000 Gallons In North Dakota On The Same Day As Trump State Department’s Pipeline Hearing

By Marlee Kokotovic, Nationofchange.org -

The Keystone pipeline, that carries tar sands oil from Canada through seven states, leaked more than 383,000 gallons of oil according to North Dakota regulators. The company has promised the [...]

Groups Sue To Stop KXL Pipeline

By Staff, Sierraclub.org -

Great Falls, MT— Conservation groups filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ illegal approval of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline to be constructed through [...]

Midwest Flooding Exposes Another Oil Pipeline Risk — On Keystone XL’s Route

By Neela Banerjee, Insideclimatenews.org -

NAPER, Nebraska — Standing on the banks of the Keya Paha River where it cuts through his farm, Bob Allpress points across a flat expanse of sand to where a critical shut-off valve is supposed to [...]

ACLU Fears Protest Crackdowns, Surveillance Already Being Planned For Keystone XL

By Nicholas Kusnetz, Insideclimatenews.org -

The Keystone XL pipeline is expected to draw protests from indigenous and environmental activists when construction begins, and many activists are worried law enforcement agencies may be planning [...]

Federal Court Overrules Trump And Calls For Full Environmental Review Of Keystone XL In Nebraska

By Staff, Nokxlpromise.org -

Lower Brule, SD — Today, a federal court ruled the State Department must conduct an environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline route in Nebraska. Last November, the Nebraska Public Service [...]

Nebraska Commissioners Reject Keystone XL Pipeline App Again

By Staff, nokxlpromise.org -

Lower Brule, SD — Following oral arguments from Nebraska landowners last week, the Public Service Commission put another hurdle in TransCanada’s path today, denying the company’s request to amend [...]

KXL Pipeline Fighters Hail Commission Decision As Victory

By John Zangas, dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DCMG - The Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) voted to give TransCanada permission to build the northern leg of the controversial Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline on November [...]