Obama Keystone Decision Caught in Undertow of Canadian Election

U.S President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the Clean Power Plan during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015.

Photographer: Olivier Douliery/Bloomberg

Canada’s election in October has become yet another event shaping the seven-year saga of the Keystone XL pipeline, one that may lead the Obama administration to delay announcing a decision to approve or reject the $8 billion project.

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