Morning Brief: After Biden permit decision, developer scraps Keystone

June 10, 2021
The developer of the long-pending and controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is canceling the project, an expected move after President Joe Biden rescinded a crucial cross-border permit for the pipeline that at various points as served as a proxy for broader debates over climate change and energy policy. As the Washington Post reports , the project “became the center of a broader controversy over climate change, pipeline safety, eminent domain and jobs,” sparking similar battles across the country...

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