Biden yanks Keystone XL permit in first-day order, citing climate change

By: - January 21, 2021 2:38 pm
Protesting the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines with sign reading: People over Pipelines

Protesting the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines Photo by Pax Ahimsa Gethen CC BY-SA 4.0

In one of his first official acts after taking office, President Joe Biden revoked the federal permit for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline that would have traversed eastern Montana on its way from the Alberta oilfields to the Gulf of Mexico.

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