Enough private companies want to buy TransCanada’s crude oil to bring the energy company’s notorious Keystone XL Pipeline closer to reality.
ST. JAMES PARISH, LA.— The murmur of voices and stampede of children’s feet is unmistakable even across the street. But walk up the four wooden steps and open the doors to the St. James community center and the muted sounds become a cacophonous roar of holiday spirit.
On Monday, the Keystone XL Pipeline took one big leap toward becoming a reality—less than a week after developer TransCanada discovered a massive leak in its nearby Keystone Pipeline, which spewed at least 210,000 gallons of crude oil onto South Dakota agricultural lands.
The sun was still hiding Wednesday morning, November 8, when about 15 individuals woke up to leave Camp Makwa on the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota. The time was 3 a.m., and this time of year, temperatures can drop real low, like 20 degrees Fahrenheit.