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Jan. 22, 2021, 11:00 AM

Biden Move to Nix Keystone XL Puts Other Pipelines in Bull’s-Eye

Ellen M. Gilmer
Ellen M. Gilmer

President Joe Biden’s decision to ax the Keystone XL pipeline on his first day in office has tribes and environmentalists eyeing other projects for the chopping block.

They’re targeting oil and natural gas conduits that are already tangled in legal and permitting fights, including Enbridge Inc.'s Line 3 replacement in Minnesota.

“I’m hopeful about it,” said Line 3 opponent Andy Pearson, an organizer for the environmental group MN350. “For consistency, you need to do both. You need to stop them both. Otherwise the same oil that would flow through Keystone XL will flow through Line 3.”

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