Environmental and indigenous groups sued TransCanada and the State Department in March to halt the project.
Shawnee Rae, age 8, among a group of Native American activists from the Sisseton-Wahpeton tribe protesting the Keystone XL Pipeline in Watertown, S.D.in 2015.
"The department's 2017 conclusory analysis that climate-related impacts from Keystone subsequently would prove inconsequential and its corresponding reliance on this conclusion as a centerpiece of its policy change required the department to provide a 'reasoned explanation, '" Judge Morris said.
The same environmental analysis that the department carried out before denying the permit in 2015 was ignored when the department turned around a year ago and approved it, the judge argued.
According to a report in The Hill, Judge Morris said the State Department didn't properly take into account the effects of global warming, the risk of oil spills and worldwide oil prices.
Environmentalists called the ruling a "major setback" for the pipeline project.
"These omissions require a remand with instructions to the Department to satisfy its obligations under NEPA", he wrote.
Who is the suspect in the Thousand Oaks shooting?
The security guard. was shot, he was down. - A former roomate of Long described him as "weird" according to the New York Post . The sheriff said a mental health crisis team was called at the time and concluded Long did not need to be taken into custody.
The administration overturned a ruling by the previous Barack Obama administration in 2015 that denied a permit for the pipeline, largely on environmental grounds. At that time, the Department "relied heavily on the United States's role in climate leadership".
The 1,179-mile Keystone XL Pipeline would transport up to 830,000 barrels a day of crude oil from Alberta, Canada, and the Bakken Shale Formation in Montana over 875 miles to existing pipeline facilities in Nebraska, then on to Oklahoma and the Gulf Coast.
"An agency cannot simply disregard contrary or inconvenient factual determinations that it made in the past, any more than it can ignore inconvenient facts when it writes on a blank slate", Morris wrote. Another 1,200 miles would run through Canada.
However, President Donald Trump reversed the decision shortly after taking office, saying it would bring thousands of jobs.
Another problem is that new technology has found an increase in emissions of a banned CFC out of East Asia, the report noted. Earth's protective ozone layer suffered the consequences of man-made climate change , but it is finally recovering.
The series has a female hero, half human and half divine, and will be set in a mythical Mesoamerican-inspired world. A young boy who dreams of becoming a hero gets his wish, but being a hero is far more complicated than he realized.
FYI, Brown and the Steelers have a game Thursday night at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh against the Carolina Panthers. Oddly enough, it appears Brown was actually pulled over because there was a bank robbery in the area.
The statue will be official unveiled on Saturday as part of the centennial observances marking 100 years of Polish independence. Authorities have warned that the march may require additional security measures due to the potential for violence.
Vettel will hope for a repeat of 2017 this week - previous year he won in Brazil after Hamilton had won the title in Mexico. I think 18 was probably the best back in the day", he added. "I'm someone who really loves racing but the season is long".
Cheryl knows she can always rely on Bear's grandparents to help her out but wishes her mother Joan would move in with them. Yes, with the upcoming release of new music, Cheryl has returned to the spotlight and looking very different than before.
The family matriarch seeks to replace her daughter Imee Marcos as provincial governor, while Imee is gunning for a Senate seat. Chairperson Emeritus Etta Rosales said, "This legal victory is a two-decade struggle by the courageous Filipino people".
She did, however, wear a fancy suit (adorned with a pin supporting equal pay for women) that measured up to his royal ensemble. She said: "I'd like to inspire others and empower others to believe in themselves, especially people with Down's syndrome".
Lavrov emphasized that Russian Federation and its European partners were looking for ways to maintain economic ties with Iran. Even its allies UK, France and Germany, who were co-signatories to the JCPOA, have refused to accept the sanctions.
In addition to the products themselves, Xiaomi's also launching a physical retail store in Westfield London on November 18. That is now changing as today, Xiaomi held an event in London to celebrate the company's official launch in the UK.
The spokesperson confirmed that one person had died in the stabbing attacks and that the attacker was in hospital. Police have also urged the public to avoid the Street after witnesses describe a vehicle bursting into flames.
Windows 10 Pro activation error downgrades users to Home
However, several Insiders have also reported of similar deactivations indicating that this could be a problem at Microsoft's end. The cause for this is being attributed to the failure of Microsoft's Activation Servers to validate the Windows 10 licenses.
Here's a first look at Samsung’s new foldable smartphone
The company famously partnered with Epic Games this year to bring the insanely popular Fortnite to its tablets and smartphones. It's no exaggeration to say that most Galaxy owners usually launch the app by accident thanks to the ill-placed Bixby button.
Mets shake up coaching staff with eye to key addition
For the first time in over three years, Ruben Amaro Jr. will be part of a Major League Baseball organization's front office. Pat Roessler was the club's assistant hitting coach from 2015-2017, before replacing Kevin Long as hitting coach in 2018.
Eldon Insurance and Leave.EU fined
The fines "could be significantly higher under data protection law if we find misdeeds", she told the Commons digital, culture, media and sport committee.
Backstage at the 2018 Victoria's Secret fashion show
While Elsa is still gearing up for the show, which will air on December 2, she reflected on the magic Fantasy Bras past. She said the one that Lais Ribeiro wore a year ago - which was worth $2 million - was one of her favorites ever.
Disney+ adds a show about Cassian Andor to its future lineup
Other new programs based on Pixar's Monsters Inc . and Disney Channel's High School Musical will also be streamed on Disney +. The show is one of several ambitious series coming to Disney's Netflix challenger, which it has christened Disney+.
Chelsea boss Sarri delighted for matchwinner Giroud
There was all the conditions to play very badly, for the cold, for the opponents, for the pitch, for everything. Sarri also confirmed that Alvaro Morata has remained back in London to train rather than play another match.
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Or is this just an accidental goof, noticed only by the thousands of online wizard-nerds. This would mean she graduated in 1954 and would have been a first-year student in 1947.
Voters in Missouri and Arkansas raise the minimum wage
The midterm election brought fewer increases than the balloting of two years ago, when five initiatives mandated pay hikes. However, the minimum wage has been the subject of much debate within the Missouri legislature for the last several years.