Biden Must Stop the Line 3 Pipeline in Minnesota

The fight over the pipeline will be, at least for now, where Biden’s climate commitment will be judged.

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Keystone XL Pipeline Project Is Canceled

The embattled project to carry oil from Canada to Nebraska had been on life support since President Biden’s first day in office and stalled by legal battles for years before that.

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Keystone Rejection Tests Trudeau’s Balancing Act on Climate and Energy

While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shares the incoming president’s climate change agenda, the Canadian leader is also a pipeline proponent.

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Biden to Cancel Keystone XL Pipeline in Inauguration Day Executive Order

The project had already been languishing, but the action by Mr. Biden would signal his determination to undo President Trump’s environmental legacy.

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Debra White Plume, Defender of Her Tribe, Is Dead at 66

She championed the rights of the Oglala Lakota in South Dakota and was a leader in protests at Wounded Knee and oil pipeline sites.

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Will Clean Energy Projects Face Troubles That Have Bedeviled Pipelines?

If the permit process is not improved, solar and wind energy efforts may face protracted delays or shutdowns.

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Fact-Checking Biden on the Coronavirus and His Own Record

The presumptive Democratic nominee has assailed President Trump’s pandemic response and sought to shore up his left flank.

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Legal and Environmental Setbacks Stymie Pipelines Nationwide

Defeats at three projects reflect increasingly sophisticated legal challenges, shifting economics and growing demands by states to fight climate change.

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Supreme Court Won’t Block Ruling to Halt Work on Keystone XL Pipeline

But the justices stayed the rest of a federal trial judge’s ruling striking down a permit program, allowing construction of other pipelines around the nation.

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