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Fourteen attorneys general slam Biden’s cancellation of Keystone XL pipeline

Fourteen state attorneys general sent a letter to President Joe Biden on Tuesday urging him to reconsider his executive order rescinding the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline.

The group said in the letter, “Your decision will result in devastating damage to many of our states and local communities. Even those states outside the path of the Keystone XL pipeline—indeed all Americans—will suffer serious, detrimental consequences.”

Biden revoked former President Trump’s 2019 presidential permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline via executive order during his first day in office. The pipeline was planned to span 1,700 miles from Alberta to the Texas Gulf Coast when completed, transporting approximately 800,000 barrels of oil per day through Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma. Read more…

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