Justin Trudeau’s love fest with environmentalists ends with tar sands pipeline approvals

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Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has approved two of three controversial oil pipelines that, if built, could knock Canada off its course to meeting its climate change commitments, opponents say.

Trudeau on Tuesday signed off on Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline as well as Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline, both of which would carry crude oil from Canada’s tar sands region in Alberta to global markets. 

He rejected a third pipeline, Northern Gateway, which the prime minister said “wasn’t in the best interests of affected communities.”

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