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Keystone XL Pipeline

The Keystone XL pipeline under construction in North Dakota. Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative government and Alberta Premier Alison Redford have aggressively lobbied U.S. politicians ahead of the Obama administration’s decision, likely this summer, whether to approve the $5.3-billion TransCanada Corp. project.
TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline would have brought crude oil from Alberta to the Gulf Coast. First proposed in 2005, the pipeline would carry oil from Hardisty, Alta., to Steele City, Neb. The controversial pipeline faced environmental and political opposition. After years of delays and studies, the Obama administration cancelled the project on Nov. 6, 2015.

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