Keystone Cancellation Came Right as Oil Pric…

The construction of the Keystone XL pipeline that would run from the Canadian tar sands to the Gulf of Mexico has struggled for completion almost since it was commissioned back in 2010. Protestors and politicians have taken aim at the project for crossing through waterways on Native American lands and contributing to climate change. That division came to a head in early 2015 when both President Obama and the State Department rejected the project. Obama vetoed the Keystone Pipeline Approval Act, and the State Department declined to approve it; they were given authority since the pipeline crossed the international border with Canada.

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