Alberta gears up for another legal battle over Keystone XL after Biden vows to pull permissions, Financial Post ($)

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Next U.S. president has the power to force TC Energy to dig up the pipeline, says one legal scholar

By Geoffrey Morgan

The portion of the Keystone XL pipeline that's already built — shown here at the Montana-Saskatchewan border — may have to be torn up should Joe Biden force the issue if elected.
The portion of the Keystone XL pipeline that’s already built — shown here at the Montana-Saskatchewan border — may have to be torn up should Joe Biden force the issue if elected. (PHOTO BY HANDOUT)

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said he is prepared to go to court anf file a free-trade lawsuit alongside TC Energy Corp. if Joe Biden becomes president and follows through with his promise to pull permits on the Keystone XL pipeline.

Construction work on the US$14.4-billion Keystone XL pipeline began in April but fresh opposition from the U.S. Democratic presidential nominee could scuttle the long-delayed pipeline once again. MORE>>


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