No Keystone decision to announce, State Dept. says

Spokesperson denies reports that U.S. will reject pipeline project today

U.S. officials denied that the U.S. State Department would announce a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline on Wednesday, despite several media reports that had anticipated such a decision, the CBC reports. Several media outlets has said that the U.S. would reject TransCanada’s current application to build the pipeline today. However, a State Department spokesperson allegedly said there is no decision to be announced “now, or from this podium.” The State Department is scheduled to hold a briefing on the matter at 3 p.m. ET.


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