In a Friday, March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House. Photo: AP Photo In a Friday, March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House. Photo: AP Photo
In a Friday, March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House. Photo: AP Photo

US court halts construction of US$8 billion Keystone XL oil pipeline

  • Judge says Donald Trump’s administration had failed to adequately explain why it had lifted a ban on the project
  • Trump granted a permit for the US$8 billion conduit meant to stretch from Canada to Texas just days after taking office

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In a Friday, March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House. Photo: AP Photo In a Friday, March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House. Photo: AP Photo
In a Friday, March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House. Photo: AP Photo
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