BILLINGS, Mont. | Judge keeps most Keystone XL pipeline work on hold
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge in Montana has largely kept in place an injunction that blocks a Canadian company from performing preliminary work on the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline.
U.S. District Judge Brian Morris on Friday denied a request by Calgary-based TransCanada to begin constructing worker camps for the 1,184-mile pipeline that would ship crude from Alberta to the Gulf Coast.
However, Morris said TransCanada could perform some limited activities outside the pipeline’s right-of-way.