Opposition Swells To TransCanada's Keystone Pipeline

Law360, New York (September 1, 2011, 6:08 PM EDT) -- Opposition to a 1,700-mile pipeline that would transport tar sands crude oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico built up on Wednesday, even as the U.S. Department of State appears poised to approve the project by the end of this year.

The heat was turned up after the State Department, which is analyzing the project, released a final environmental impact statement Aug. 26 that claims the Keystone XL pipeline poses a minimal threat to the environment and the public health, even in the event of...
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