TransCanada sues Obama administration

TransCanada to file 2 legal challenges to Obama administration.

As Written By JUAN A. LOZANO for The Seattle Times:

HOUSTON (AP) — The Canadian company that proposed the Keystone XL oil pipeline on Wednesday filed a lawsuit over the U.S. government’s rejection of the project and announced it plans to file a second legal challenge that will seek more than $15 billion in damages.

TransCanada filed a federal lawsuit in Houston alleging President Barack Obama’s decision in November to kill the pipeline exceeded his power under the U.S. Constitution.

The company also announced it will submit a separate petition seeking the billions in damages, alleging the U.S. breached its obligations under the North American Free Trade Agreement.

In November, Obama ……




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  • Nik Schumacher

    The person to sue is not the govt, its Warren Buffet, who owns the railroad that transports crude from Canada to the Texas gulfcoast refineries, and a really big supporter of watsisname

  • rghendrix

    Since when can another Country’s company sue anyone in the U.S. Courts ? Are you serious …

  • [email protected]

    If they are basing the suit on obama’s decision, they need to sue obama the individual, not his employer!

  • Right-Hip-Ruger

    I’m not a gambling man, but if I were, I’d be willing to bet it’s a ruse just to make a point… that is, to point out the stupidity of killing the project. I’d also like to see the statute in the fair trade agreement that has been violated. If one exists, and if I can find it, I’ll definitely run with it as part of my regular postings.