Trump signs orders reviving Keystone, Dakota pipelines

2017-01-24 21:22
Large sections of pipe for the Keystone Pipeline. (Tony Gutierrez, AFP)

Large sections of pipe for the Keystone Pipeline. (Tony Gutierrez, AFP)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Washington - US President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Tuesday reviving the construction of two controversial oil pipelines, but said the projects would be subject to renegotiation.

Trump gave an amber light to the Keystone XL pipeline - which would carry crude from Canada to US refineries on the Gulf Coast - and an equally controversial pipeline crossing in North Dakota.

But he said both would be constructed subject to renegotiated terms and conditions.

"It is subject to a renegotiation of terms, by us," he said of the Keystone project. "We are going to renegotiate some of the terms and, if they like, we'll see if we can get that pipeline built."

Read more on:    donald trump  |  us  |  environment
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.