Pipeline will run between Alberta and New Brunswick with a capacity for 1.1M bbl/d.
TransCanada spokesman says Obama is trying to “drain the politics” from the Keystone XL debate.
Pipeline company says Keystone XL will create 20,000 jobs.
There’s “no good news here for anybody,” TransCanada boss Russ Girling says.
US coal producers hoped to gain access to Asian markets through BC until proposed Surrey export terminal nixed.
Expect Harper to emphasize major energy projects, including pipelines to take Alberta’s oil to tidewater.
Keystone XL has become a flashpoint for US environmentalists, who have branded it a symbol of “dirty oil”.
Tom Steyer says US will reap limited, “dirty” benefits from Keystone XL approval.
Current pipeline capacity is not sufficient, and producers have extra product with no way to ship it, CAPP says.
But David Jacobson says when problems arise, they’re taken “in stride.”
The future of Keystone XL is still fuelling battles in Washington, DC.
The Northern Route Approval Act would give Congress the power to greenlight the pipeline.
Federal government launches ad campaign in the US to promote regulatory approach to emissions.
His efforts would be best applied to the dirty business going on in his own backyard.
Extra revenue would help companies invest in technologies to curtail pollution.