Trump signs executive order to authorize the pipeline on the Northern border: report

A depot used to see store pipes for Transcanada Corp’s planned Keystone XL oil pipeline in Gascoyne, North Dakota.
(Reuters/Terray Sylvester)

President Trump under an executive order Friday author signed to authorize the construction of the keystone pipeline, on the North-Western border, according to a new report.

A press release from the White house, tweeted by Vox, revealed an executive order granting a permit for Transcanada Keystone Pipeline, work will begin on a pipeline in Phillips County, Montana.

“I hereby give permission, subject to the conditions set forth herein, to TransCanada Keystone Pipeline … to construct, connect, operate and maintain pipeline facilities at the international border to the United States and Canada in Phillips County, Montana, for the import of oil from Canada to the United States,” the order read.

Trump already signed two executive orders acceleration of the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Keystone XL Pipeline. These two directives have been met with protest at the time.


Dakota access oil pipeline, saw the large protests that resulted in 761 arrests in North Dakota on a six-month span from the end of 2016. The state spent $38 million policing the protests.

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