Ruling Blocks Construction of Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline

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Environmentalists are celebrating a federal court order. It blocks a Trump administration permit for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline would begin in Alberta and shuttle as much as 830,000 barrels a day of crude through a half dozen states to terminals on the Gulf Coast. A U.S. District Judge essentially delayed the $8 billion project to study its environmental impact.

Environmentalists and Native American groups sued to stop the project, citing property rights and potential oil spills. Keystone says it's committed to building the pipeline despite the ruling. Read the complete ruling here.

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