TransCanada Makes New Push For Keystone XL Approval

Law360, New York (May 4, 2012, 3:27 PM EDT) -- TransCanada Corp. said Friday that it had applied for a permit from the Obama administration to construct the northern U.S. portion of the Keystone XL pipeline, a controversial project previously rejected by the White House to the dismay of Republicans in Congress.

The Alberta energy giant said it had submitted a presidential permit application to the U.S. State Department to build the portion of the $7 billion, 1,700-mile pipeline running from the U.S.-Canada border in Montana to Steele City, Neb. The application will be supplemented with...
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