‘Keystone XL Oil Pipeline’ Gets Green Light By The U.S. State Department

Pipes for keystone pipeline in 2009

The State Department finally has approved the Keystone XL oil pipeline, ending a back-and-forth process inside the federal government that lasted nearly a decade. Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon issued the presidential permit Friday morning, representing the Trump administration’s formal green-lighting of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had recused…