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US appeals court won’t stop Keystone in Okla. and Texas

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US appeals court won’t stop Keystone in Okla. and Texas
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CUSHING, Okla. (AP) — A federal appeals court Wednesday said a lower court was correct when it refused to temporarily stop construction of what is intended to be the southern end of the Keystone XL pipeline and carry oil from Oklahoma to refineries along the Gulf Coast.

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The Sierra Club, Clean Energy Future of Oklahoma and the East Texas Sub Regional Planning Commission had sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, saying the project posed significant environmental hazards and shouldn’t have been approved.

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