It’s been a long battle for both sides of the Keystone XL pipeline debate and it likely won’t be over any time soon.
In fact the U.S.’s ambassador to Canada is suggesting Canadians need to be patient when it comes to the controversial project.
Here’s what Bruce Heyman told CBC, “I think that people need to just have some patience here with us as we are going through this process,” Heyman said. “A lack of an answer is not a yes, it is not a no, it’s just that we are working through this.””
The Canadian government, business groups and Republicans south of the border are hoping the Obama administration will approve the 2-thousand kilometer long pipeline. In the meantime environmental groups have been lobbying to have the project scrapped.
Much of the pipeline is already built. The challenge is getting U.S. government approval to have petroleum products flow across the its border with Canada.