The pipeline that refuses to die is back.
On Friday morning, the Trump administration granted approval for the Keystone XL pipeline, a controversial oil project that had been halted under President Barack Obama after years of grassroots protest and fierce opposition from climate activists.
That, by itself, isn’t enough to ensure the pipeline gets built. The State Department has simply allowed the proposed 1,179-mile pipeline to cross the US-Canada border. The company behind the project,