Judge upholds ruling blocking Keystone XL environmental permit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in Montana on Monday upheld his ruling last month that canceled an environmental permit for the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline and threatened other oil and natural gas pipeline projects with delays.

Chief U.S. District Judge Brian Morris denied a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to narrow his April 15 ruling that canceled the so-called Nationwide Permit 12. The permit allows dredging work on pipelines across water bodies...


Ken Notes: One observation, several of these proposals are upgrade replacements of existing lines. I worry that aging lines will fail and environmentalists will be blamed for this.

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