Day 1: Biden's Revocation of Keystone XL Pipeline Permit Will Cost at Least 1,000 Jobs for One of Many Companies

Nick Kangadis | January 21, 2021
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It only took a day or the Biden administration to cost many people their jobs.

On day one of his administration, President Joe Biden revoked a “key permit” for the building of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would’ve extended from Hardisty, Alberta, Canada to Steele City, Nebraska. Unfortunately for people who aren’t elites, the move is going to cost 1,000 jobs, according to Reuters.

Reuters reported:

TC Energy Corp will eliminate more than 1,000 construction jobs in coming weeks and halt work on the Keystone XL oil pipeline after U.S. President Joe Biden revoked the project’s presidential permit, the company said in an email to employees.

Calgary-based TC Energy confirmed the authenticity of the email, sent by KXL President Richard Prior on Wednesday and seen by Reuters.

Well, that didn’t take long. The move will affect both Canadian and American construction workers as the pipeline would’ve inhabited both countries along the 1,210-mile project.

It was also reported that the pipeline would've "carried 830,000 barrels of oil per day," which you would've needed workers for in order to keep up the integrity of the line. More jobs down the drain.

Is this a sign of things to come, or will the Biden administration actually look to unify people by not taking their jobs through his actions? It’s not just about Democrat and Republican. It’s also about being able to put food on the table for the average American through work.