Obama rejected a permit for Keystone construction, but on Jan. 6, TransCanada sued in federal court in Houston to overturn that ruling.
October and November have ushered in victories for environmentalists. Corporations have been soundly defeated or exposed on many fronts.
The native nations of the Dakotas have already seen the deadly effects of the "pipelines of death" on the native communities of western Canada.
SAN FRANCISCO - Members of the National Nurses United union and environmentalist allies marched on June 20 across San Francisco's famed Golden Gate Bridge in the latest show of opposition to the proposed and controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.