Bloomberg Law
Aug. 2, 2021, 2:55 PM

TC Energy Loses New Bid to Shut Down Keystone XL Suit in Montana

Maya Earls
Maya Earls
Legal Reporter

A lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s decision to grant a permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline will advance despite the project’s cancellation, a Montana federal court again ruled in another loss for TC Energy Corp.

Indigenous Environmental Network and North Coast Rivers Alliance argue former President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution when he issued a presidential permit in 2019 to build a cross-border segment of the pipeline.

President Biden revoked the permit in January, which prompted the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana to consider whether the case was moot. The court first determined in May ...

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