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bos2As Courts Halt Keystone XL, Public Voices Opposition

NRDC – November 8, 2018
Within hours of the close of the State Department’s public comment period on their rushed Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, a federal court in Montana handed down a decision halting the project altogether and ordering the government to undertake a new, far more detailed look at the contentious project. The news came after more than 150,000 people once again voiced their opposition to the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. In public comments submitted in response the State Department’s DSEIS, commenters from across the country highlighted the unnecessary threats to endangered species, fresh water, farmland, and global climate posed by the pipeline. Read full story here.

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