Biden wants to halt plans for controversial oil pipeline «

Biden wants to halt plans for controversial oil pipeline «

The US state of Texas refineries were to transport about 500,000 barrels of oil per day from the Tar Sand deposit in Alberta, Canada.

08.32, January 18, 2021

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Future US President Joe Biden Clearly plan that Approval for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline between the US and Canada Take it back again. Like Canadian TV stations under CBC and CTV Citing internal papers The report, Biden plans to halt the project after its inauguration on Wednesday.

Prime Minister of the Province of Alberta Jason Kenny, Short message service Twitter announced that it was “deeply concerned” About the reports. “Should the US government revoke Keystone XL approval in the future, Alberta will use all legal means with TC Energy to protect its interests in the project,” Kenney announced.

The outgoing US President was Donald Trump Green light for construction in spring 2017 Equivalent to about seven billion euros in the pipeline. Trump’s predecessor Barack Obama rejected the project primarily for reasons of climate protection.

Environmentalists warn, among other things Possible consequences of leaks. They also complain that a lot of greenhouse gases are released into the complex process of extracting oil from tar sands.

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