WASHINGTON (January 6, 2016) -- TransCanada Corp. today filed suit against the United States seeking $15 billion in compensation as a result of the U.S. rejection of its Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
The following is a statement by Anthony Swift, director of Natural Resources Defense Council's Canada project:
''TransCanada was wrong to try to ram the dirty tar sands pipeline down our throats -- and it’s wrong to try to force American taxpayers to pony up for its mistakes. This is about a foreign company trying to undercut safeguards that protect the American people. Its attempt to bully us deserves to be rejected.''