Keystone XL Pipeline Faces Yet Another Challenge (shannonpatrick17 / CC BY 2.0)

Even with the overwhelming support of the Trump administration there is no assurance in the United States that the Keystone XL Pipeline will ever be built.

Last week a federal judge has ordered the State Department to conduct a more thorough review of the pipeline’s proposed pathway after Nebraska state regulators changed the route, raising the possibility of further delays for a project first proposed in 2008.

Opponents of Keystone say that it is not your average pipeline and that tar sands, which contain a gooey-like bitumen which needs to be extracted in a complicated process before it can be refined for fuel, is not your average crude…