Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline
What's At Stake
The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would send a flood of toxic tar sands oil—one of the dirtiest fuels in the world—through America’s heartland.
It would threaten our land, our drinking water, and our communities from Montana and Nebraska to the Gulf Coast. It would drive catastrophic climate change. And it would be a giveaway to oil companies that would force the American people to pay the price for generations to come.
On his very first day in office, President Biden revoked the Keystone XL’s cross-border permit that then-President Trump had granted in his illegal efforts to get the pipeline built at all costs. This is a promising first step but there’s much work ahead for the Biden/Harris administration and the many fighting to end this awful project, including farmers, ranchers, tribes, and conservation groups. NRDC and our partners will continue using the courts to fight this unlawfully approved pipeline.
It’s up to all of us to mobilize a worldwide outcry and show that the world stands united against the climate-wrecking Keystone XL and the expansion of dirty tar sands.
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The Biden/Harris administration’s plan to reject KXL on its first day turns the page on a 12-year fight over the energy future of our country and signals a decisive new era of climate leadership for the United States.
As the dust has settled following Trump’s unprecedented actions, it is clear that his move has turned a complex regulatory battle into an outright mess that will lead to more litigation and new delays.
The number of people who once again voiced their opposition to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in public comments submitted in response to the State Department’s rushed draft supplemental environmental impact statement
The amount of barrels of dirty tar sands oil that KXL would transport through America
The cost of cleaning up Michigan’s Kalamazoo River after the 2010 tar sands oil spill