What to expect from the Trump administration on energy policy

The Trump administration has promised to revive the Keystone XL pipeline, but it is unlikely to go far with President Donald Trump.

The administration announced Wednesday that it will not go forward with the pipeline, a decision that comes as the administration considers whether to reroute it to the Gulf Coast, where it was built.

The pipeline has drawn the ire of environmentalists and others, who say it will bring greenhouse gas emissions from Canada to the U.S. It was built to carry oil from Canada’s tar sands in Alberta, Canada to refineries along the Gulf of Mexico, which the Obama administration was considering when it approved it.

Environmental groups say the pipeline would exacerbate climate change and that it would create thousands of jobs.

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