The Real Danger in TPP

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The real danger in TPP / CNN Opinion
Lise Johnson, Lisa Sachs and Jeffrey Sachs
Updated 1952 GMT (0352 HKT) February 19, 2016
http://edition.cnn.com/2016/02/19/opinions/tpp-threatens-sustainable-development-sachs/

Keystone XL rejection leads TransCanada to sue Obama administration
Calgary-based company ‘throwing the corporate equivalent of a temper tantrum,’ say opponents
CBC News Posted : Jan 06, 2016 2:53 PM MT
Last Updated: Jan 06, 2016 7:32 PM MT
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/transcanada-lawsuit-keystone-xl-pipeline-1.3392446

TransCanada’s $15-Billion Lawsuit Against Obama Fires Up Anti-Free Trade Movement
The Huffington Post Canada | By Daniel Tencer
Posted: 01/09/2016 3:06 pm EST
Updated: 01/09/2016 3:59 pm EST
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/01/09/transcanada-nafta-keystone-isds_n_8945334.html

TransCanada Says It Will Sue Under NAFTA Over Obama’s Keystone XL Rejection
CP | By The Canadian Press
The Huffington Post Posted : 01/06/2016 5:27 pm EST
Updated: 01/06/2016 7:59 pm EST
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/01/06/transcanada-nafta-lawsuit-keystone_n_8925014.html

TransCanada sues U.S. over Keystone XL pipeline rejection
Reuters Wed Jan 6, 2016 7:59pm EST
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-transcanada-keystone-idUSKBN0UK2JG20160107

TransCanada Fights Keystone Denial With $15 Billion Appeal
Bloomberg Business January 7, 2016 — 6:35 AM JST
Updated on January 8, 2016 — 7:43 AM JST
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-01-06/transcanada-files-suit-over-keystone-xl-will-take-writedown

NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUBMIT A CLAIM TO ARBITRATION UNDER CHAPTER 11 OF THE NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT
TransCanada Corporation & TransCanada PipeLines Limited
Disputing Investors, v. The Government of the United States of America Respondent.
January 6, 2016
https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/2676478/TransCanada-Notice-of-Intent-6-Jan-2016.pdf

TransCanada’s lawsuit documents alleging Obama exceeded his powers on Keystone
https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/2676470/Complaint-Jan-6.pdf

TransCanada Is Suing America “Under Nafta” About the Keystone Pipeline / The Big Picture RT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49ownRREPak
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Canadian fossil fuel giant TransCanada filed suit against the Obama administration over its decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. According to TransCanada – the administration went above and beyond its constitutionally-bound powers when it said “no” to the pipeline extension – which would have brought toxic tar sands oil across the US to the Gulf of Mexico. But Transcanada isn’t just relying on the American justice system to hit back against the White House. At the same time as it filed suit in federal court Wednesday – the company also filed a claim under Chapter 11 of the North American Free Trade Agreement – or NAFTA.
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The TPP Undermines the Constitution

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