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  •  It's not a Canadian company when it comes to (5+ / 0-)

    "eminent domain" then Transcanada admits that it is an American Company headquartered in Houston.

    From the Keystone XL website:

    MYTH: Keystone XL is a foreign company and doesn’t have the right to use eminent domain in the United States.

    FACTS: TransCanada is a North American company. Like many American companies with operations in Canada, we are incorporated and registered in both Canada and the United States. We currently have over 1,600 talented employees in33U.S.states.OurU.S.operations are headquartered in Houston and will be responsible for the U.S. construction of Keystone XL.
    Our permit does allow us to use eminent domain to acquire an easement and provide compensation for the landowner. We prefer to avoid the use of eminent domain and if we cannot reach an agreement

    To thine ownself be true

    by Agathena on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 05:17:58 PM PDT

    •  any port in a storm... (2+ / 0-)
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      joanneleon, enhydra lutris

      these guys will say anything to get what they want.  hell, i'll be surprised if they don't find a way to use the fine print in nafta to sue the us for billions of dollars if obama says no to kxl.

      i'm part of the 99% - america's largest minority

      by joe shikspack on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 05:23:15 PM PDT

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