The Keystone XL Pipeline is Officially Dead

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    TC Energy Corp. has ended its 16-year quest to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline, a controversial cross-border project that became a litmus test for climate activism and was blocked by President Joe Biden.

    Calgary-based TC Energy said in a statement it had formally terminated the project after consultation with the government of Alberta in Canada. It had already suspended construction on the pipeline earlier this year, after Biden revoked a presidential permit for the project.

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-06-09/keystone-xl-project-that-galvanized-climate-activists-is-dropped?sref=omvmmwIg

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