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State Dept. faces fresh charges of bias over Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON — The US State Department, tasked with deciding on a controversial giant pipeline between the United States and Canada, faced fresh charges Thursday of bias over the project. The environmental group Friends of the Earth (FoE) cited new emails obtained through the Freedom of Information Act to show what…

TransCanada backs new route for stalled U.S. pipeline

MONTREAL — Pipeline operator TransCanada Corp. said it would back the rerouting of a controversial US-Canada oil pipeline, after the Obama administration delayed its final decision on the project. The company said it supported legislation in the US state of Nebraska that would ensure the Keystone XL pipeline does not…