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Activists opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline confront bulldozers working on the new oil pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, Sept. 3, 2016. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
Activists opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline confront bulldozers working on the new oil pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, Sept. 3, 2016. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Pipeline firms brace for clashes after activists target operations Add to ...

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Major pipeline companies are grappling with blockades and repeated disruptions to operations as hardline activists demand an accelerated transition away from fossil fuels.

The day after climate activists targeted five major cross-border pipelines carrying crude from the oil sands, the Canadian head of Kinder Morgan Inc. said he is preparing for construction blockades if Ottawa approves a threefold expansion to his company’s Trans Mountain pipeline later this year.

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