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Keystone XL Pipeline Lawsuits

Court CaseNebraska, South Dakota, MontanaActive
The massive pipeline threatened our climate and public health—and the government’s approvals violated environmental laws. So we went to court.

The Desire to Stop Canadian Tar Sands Transcends Borders

NRDC in ActionAlberta, Canada, Nebraska, Chicago, IllinoisNicole Greenfield
For more than a decade, NRDC has worked with indigenous communities in Alberta, U.S.-based grassroots groups, and intergovernmental bodies to halt the expansion of dirty tar sands oil.

S.D. Tar Sands Oil Spill: Bad Omen for Keystone XL Safety

Expert BlogJosh Axelrod
Regulator's initial review of the Keystone pipeline tar sands oil spill reveals major concerns about construction techniques and the risk of future failures for both the Keystone pipeline and its, bigger, more dangerous twin, the proposed Keystone XL tar sands…

State's Keystone XL Climate Equivocation Is Nonsense

Expert BlogJosh Axelrod
By approving KXL's cross-border permit, alongside rollbacks of other critical climate change mitigation policies, the Trump administration is ceding U.S. global leadership on one of the greatest challenges of our time.

Don’t Believe What Donald Trump Says About Coal

Expert BlogTheo Spencer
President Trump acted today to derail the effort to overhaul a broken federal coal leasing program that’s short-changed taxpayers more than $30 billion. He did so by issuing an Executive Order that would lift the moratorium on new leasing enacted…