TransCanada to sue US for $15 bn over Keystone XL pipeline rejection

Montreal (AFP) – Canadian operator TransCanada said Wednesday it will sue the US government for US$15 billion for blocking its project for an oil pipeline linking Canada with the Gulf of Mexico.

  • andycanuck

    So will Notley and Justin be appearing as character witnesses for the Obama administration?

  • Cat-astrophe

    The first big test for the coming lawyer tsunami attached to the TPP.
    Say goodbye to National identity and hello to International Corporate Fascism.
    The people? They get a double whammy, as we will have to pick up the costs of the legal wrangling and the settlements.

  • Clink9

    Obamy’s right. This pipeline would have destroyed the US.
    It’s never been done before.

    • andycanuck

      And most of it is built and in operation already.

  • Waffle

    That reminds me — isn’t Trans-Canada also suing the Ontario government over the cancellation of the gas plants?

    • eMan14

      I wish someone would sue the Ontario government. Somehow they gotta end up in prison.

  • dance…dancetotheradio

    If it was a pipeline to move water from Canada to California it would have been approved post haste.