A senior Energy Department official who served under former President Obama said Monday that he believes the Keystone XL pipeline should have been built.
The Trump administration is expected to approve the cross-border permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline by Monday, reversing former President Obama’s decision 16 months ago to block its construction.
President Donald Trump signed executive orders Tuesday giving the go-ahead for the construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is set to attend a fundraiser on Jan. 19 co-hosted by a former senator who now works for a company that lobbies on behalf of the Keystone XL pipeline.
One of the nation’s largest unions accused President Obama of betraying workers and the labor movement by blocking the Keystone Pipeline and is backing up its rhetoric with campaign donations to Republicans.
The Obama administration will reject the Keystone XL pipeline, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
The State Department said Wednesday that it has rejected a TransCanada request to suspend its review of the Keystone XL pipeline.