TransCanada kills controversial Energy East Pipeline project.

TransCanada Corp. has pulled the plug on its controversial $15.7-billion Energy East Pipeline proposal, after slowing oil sands growth and heightened environmental scrutiny raised doubts about the viability of the project.

TransCanada kills controversial Energy East Pipeline project

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