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The court in the USA has blocked the project of the Keystone XL oil pipeline of the TransCanada company - RIA Novosti, 11/9/2018


The pump station of the Keystone oil pipeline in the USA. Archival photo
MOSCOW, 9 Nov — RIA Novosti. The federal court of the State of Montana has blocked the project of the Keystone XL oil pipeline of the TransCanada company approved by U.S. State Department, the Hill.© AP Photo/Nati Harnik newspaper reports State Department has approved a route of the Keystonepo oil pipeline of information of the edition, the judge Brian Morris has decided that in the analysis of the project the State Department hasn't considered properly such factors as negative impact on the environment and risk of oil spill. Thus, the court has supported the ecological organizations and representatives of indigenous people of the USA according to which the reconsidered route of the oil pipeline demands complete uniform environmental assessment. As notes the edition, the similar decision of the judge RIA Novosti / Georgy Granin Pereyti in an image bank In the USA once again calls realization of this one of the most controversial projects.© into question the court has stopped construction of the Energy Transfer PartnersB oil pipeline September was reported that the Canadian pipeline operator TransCanada plans to begin construction of the Keystone pipeline next year. In August the court has decided that the State Department has to carry out new environmental assessment of the Keystone XL project of the TransCanada company taking into account change of his route. The State Department has published on September 21 ecological assessment of the new alleged route of the oil pipeline through Nebraska, having come to a conclusion that he doesn't threaten water objects or an animal and flora. © AP Photo/Hasan Jamali Bloody oil. As the black market black золотаПроект works with Keystone XL assumes construction of the oil pipeline 1,9 thousand kilometers long and with power more than 800 thousand barrels in day from the Canadian province of Alberta to oil refineries on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. In 2015 the then president Barack Obama has refused construction of the oil pipeline, having declared that it contradicts the national interests of the USA. Then the U.S. President Donald Trump has signed the decree on renewal of construction of Keystone XL. The project is opposed by the ecological organizations and a part of locals.

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