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Kenney Expresses Concern as Indications Biden Administration May Cancel Keystone XL Pipeline

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Kenney Expresses Concern as Indications Biden Administration May Cancel Keystone XL Pipeline

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Indications that the incoming U.S. administration may be planning to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline is raising concerns for Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. A briefing note shared by members of President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team purportedly contains the words “Rescind Keystone XL pipeline permit,” suggesting the incoming president will cancel the project via executive action, CBC reported citing anonymous sources. The Epoch Times hasn’t confirmed the claim. Kenney said in a Jan. 17 Facebook post that he feels “deeply concerned” by reports the Biden administration may “repeal the Presidential permit for the Keystone XL border crossing next week.” “Doing so would kill jobs on both sides of the border, weaken the critically important Canada-US relationship, and undermine US national security by making the United States more dependent on OPEC oil imports in the future,” Kenney wrote. Kenney noted that Canada’s petroleum production and commitment to climate change would meet the …

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