Two Pipelines Challenge Keystone

    Image #: 17360521    epa03155086 Piping to be used for the Keystone XL pipe line from Cushing, Oklahoma to the Gulf of Mexico sits stacked at a storage yard at TransCanada Pipe Yard near Cushing, Oklahoma, USA, 21 March, 2012. President Obama talked about a pipeline that will transport oil from Cushing, Oklahoma to the Gulf of Mexico.  EPA/LARRY W. SMITH /LANDOV

    Larry W. Smith, EPA / Landov

    Plans for two new pipelines from Canada could make debate about the Keystone XL pipeline a thing of the past. The projects drawn up by two energy companies could move 850,000 barrels of unrefined oil from Canada to Texas each day, and won’t have to face the challenges lodged against the Keystone pipeline, which ran aground against protests from environmental groups last year. The portions of the planned line that run across borders have already been built, and so will not be subject to State Department review.

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