NRDC Sues State Dept. Over Keystone Pipeline

Law360, New York (August 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The National Resources Defense Council and other nonprofit environmental groups have sued the U.S. government in a move to stop the development of the Keystone Pipeline Project, a 2,148-mile crude oil transportation pipeline between Canada and the U.S. that the groups say will cause increased pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

In a suit filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the NRDC, the Dakota Resource Council and Dakota Rural Action allege that the U.S. Department of State violated the National Environmental...
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