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That's why compared to the other oil export projects proposed from Alberta — TransCanada's Keystone XL and Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain expansion ... "Even a pipeline that has all of its permits in place is still susceptible to the risk of delays that protesters can create, like we saw with Dakota Access.
The Keystone XL pipeline is a prime example. The only thing protesters have accomplished is forcing highly volatile crude onto rail cars. Rail accidents have spilled millions of barrels of crude into waterways since 2012, and a 2013 derailment and explosion killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, Quebec.

The pipelines targeted were Enbridge line 4 and 67 in Leonard, Minnesota; TransCanada's Keystone pipeline in Walhalla, North Dakota; Spectra Energy's Express pipeline at ... In October, a district court judge ruled that he will allow the pipeline protesters to present the necessity defense for the charges.
CALGARY — After nearly a decade since the last major oil pipeline was built, and with existing ones brimming with crude, Canada's energy industry is wondering when and if any new lifelines to ... RCMP officers take protesters into custody at a Trans Mountain demonstration in Burnaby, B.C., on Nov.
While other states have introduced and passed similar anti-protest bills, such as those aimed at protests that block highways or involve trespassing on property .... Greenpeace and the Sierra Club, penned a letter to President Obama demanding he axe the project, like he did with the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Many of its tribal members were on the ground during the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. "My greatest concern is the safety of my family, my kids, and grandkids, and really all the people in this area no matter what race or color, because we all need clean water to live," Mike Peters, a Sisseton Wahpeton ...
A few minutes ago a Boston judge acquitted 13 pipeline protesters on the grounds that the climate crisis made it necessary for them to commit civil ... In 2013, two other people in the state came tantalizingly close to establishing a precedent for employing the necessity defense in climate protest cases when ...

Many protesters carried signs that read, “Water is life,” ”No consent, no pipeline,” and “Keep it in the ground. ... Kanahus Manuel, a Canadian activist who was arrested during protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, said Kinder Morgan does not have consent to run the pipeline through ...
Pipeline opponents have also grown more sophisticated in the courts, hiring experienced counsel to deploy novel legal defenses, said Russell Girling, president and CEO of TransCanada, the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline, which was blocked by the Obama administration over climate ...
Russian trolls trying to disrupt the U.S. energy market planted inflammatory tweets about Florida's Sabal Trail Pipeline protests, co-opting a Democratic congressional candidate and a protest organizer, a Congressional committee has reported. The 21-page majority report by the United States House of ...
The stop work order was praised by the continuing protest movement, which has focused on shutting down construction of the Bayou Bridge and sought to redirect some of the energy of the failed Dakota Access Pipeline protests towards Louisiana. “The court's ruling recognizes the serious threat this ...
Still, the protests have been effective — TransCanada's Keystone XL has been blocked for nearly a decade — Girling and other pipeline builders said. And they're frustrated. "Talk about someone who needs to be removed from the gene pool," Kelcy Warren, CEO of Energy Transfer Partners LP, said of one ...
The report says Russian-linked Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts targeted “protests against pipelines” specifically mentioning the Dakota Access and Keystone XL Pipelines. The so-called “Majority Report” accuses Russian sponsored agents of funneling money to pro-environmental groups, “In an ...
This acceleration of the crawfishers' 13-year fight owes something to the violent clashes between police and protesters over Dakota Access at Standing Rock in 2016, as well as to the preceding fight against the Keystone XL pipeline. These high-profile battles have thrust pipeline construction into the ...


 

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