BP and Exxon Mobil produce massive amounts of oil in Alaska and have discovered huge gas resources that are stranded in the North Slope, which the proposed LNG project would allow that gas to access markets around the world.
General Court leaves it up to the member states to enforce the rules.
In doing so, Joe Biden would reverse actions taken by President Donald Trump, who in 2017 cleared the way for the $8 billion oil sands pipeline to built across the U.S.-Canada border.
State agency says construction of NESE would violate water quality standards.
Rules apply to operation, not construction of gas pipeline.
The Trans Mountain pipeline is owned by the Canadian government and has become a focus for environmental and indigenous groups.
Army Corps of Engineers denied request to narrow ruling.
Department of Justice, Army Corps of Engineers file a motion to limit the scope of the ruling.