Northern activists react to Bidens plans to cancel

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President-elect Joe Biden has indicated that he plans to cancel the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline on his first day in office and it’s welcome?news to some activists in Canada’s NorthThe end of May., who have been part of the fight against the project for years.

The pipeline is meant to expand critical oil exports for Canada, which has the third-largest oil reserves in the world. If the permit for the project is rescinded,?cross-border construction would be halted.after it was defaced?The on-again, off-again project would have carried more than 800,000 barrels of Alberta oil a day to refineries in Texas.

Bill Erasmus protested and lobbied against that project when he was the Dene National Chief.

“It’s huge,” Erasmus said of Biden’s plansRichard Lautens.

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