[Not Over 'Til It's Over: TransCanada Denial of Keystone XL Permit]

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This report discusses the TransCanada announcement that they planned to sue the United States under NAFTA agreements for rejecting the permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline. It also describes a suit in U.S. District Court regarding its view that the executive branch and the President don't have power over cross-border petroleum trade since Congress has passed general legislation regarding such matters as well as legislation approving the Keystone XL Pipeline which was vetoed by the President.

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Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. January 19, 2016.

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  • Main Title: [Not Over 'Til It's Over: TransCanada Denial of Keystone XL Permit]
  • Added Title: Not Over 'Til It's Over, Part 1: TransCanada to Seek $15 Billion in NAFTA Lawsuit over Denial of Keystone XL Permit Request
  • Added Title: Not Over 'Til It's Over, Part 2: TransCanada Files Second Legal Challenge to State Department's Keystone XL Permit Denial
  • Series Title: CRS Legal Sidebar

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This report discusses the TransCanada announcement that they planned to sue the United States under NAFTA agreements for rejecting the permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline. It also describes a suit in U.S. District Court regarding its view that the executive branch and the President don't have power over cross-border petroleum trade since Congress has passed general legislation regarding such matters as well as legislation approving the Keystone XL Pipeline which was vetoed by the President.

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Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. [Not Over 'Til It's Over: TransCanada Denial of Keystone XL Permit], report, January 19, 2016; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1042216/: accessed April 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.