Gallery: TransCanada to Move Ahead with Southern Section of Keystone XL...

 

Undeterred by Obama’s rejection of permit applications for the Keystone XL pipeline earlier this month, TransCanada have announced that they will move forward with the southern section of the controversial project. The Canadian firm is to start work on the $2.3 billion dollar, “Cushing MarketLink” phase of the pipeline, which would run from Cushing, OK, to the Gulf Coast refinery town of Port Arthur, TX. TransCanada will meanwhile refile permit applications to construct a second pipeline from the ecologically devastating Alberta Tar Sands across the U.S. border to Steele City, Nebraska.

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