Biden Revokes Keystone XL Pipeline Permit to Cross U.S. Border

Jan. 20, 2021, 11:44 PM

Joe Biden canceled the Keystone XL oil pipeline hours after becoming president, killing once again a cross-border project that had won a four-year reprieve under his Republican predecessor, Donald Trump.

In one of his first major environmental actions, Biden on Wednesday revoked TC Energy Corp.’s pipeline permit, according to a person familiar with the orders Biden signed.

WATCH: Biden said Trump left him a “very generous letter” before leaving Washington. Biden spoke in the Oval Office after signing three executive actions.
(Source: Bloomberg)

The move brings Keystone’s fate full circle, repeating a decision made in 2015 by President Barack Obama to keep the pipeline from crossing the border. Trump reversed that in 2017 on his fourth full day in office over the objections ...

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