He said the government's analysis did not fully study the cumulative effects of greenhouse gas emissions, the effects of current oil prices on the pipeline's viability or include updated modeling of potential oil spills.
Trump, a Republican, said the project would lower consumer fuel prices, create jobs and reduce USA dependence on foreign oil.
The judge put the pipeline on hold until the State Department conducts another review of the possible environmental impact of the project.
Each of those options have problems of their own, said Fred Jauss, a Washington, D.C. -based partner with Dorsey & Whitney LLP. The order came as a Canadian energy company prepared to assemble initial stages of the 1,200-mile long, cross-border project.
Alternatively, Republicans could try to pass a law through both houses of Congress to rubber stamp the project, but they'd need to do it before the House of Representatives switches to Democratic control in the New Year. The Trump administration or TransCanada could still appeal the court's ruling to the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Western Canadian Select crude oil is selling at about $18 a barrel as its discount to US benchmark West Texas Intermediate as a lack of pipeline capacity bottlenecks production in Alberta.
In a 54-page order issued late Thursday, Judge Morris alleges the US Department of State committed multiple violations when it approved the construction of the $8 billion, 1,900-kilometer pipeline in 2017.
TransCanada would likely provide more information on how it will deal with Thursday's court ruling at its investor day presentation next week, according to Chris Cox, analyst at Raymond James.
Morris' court order said the administration's use of a 2014 environmental review to justify a presidential permit for construction violated three federal laws - the National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act and the Administrative Procedure Act.
The president said Sessions' chief of staff, Matt Whitaker , would replace him for now, with a permanent replacement coming later. Trump made the announcement via Twitter Wednesday afternoon, less than a day after the USA midterm elections .
Well over 100 body bags have been retrieved, and each body bag could contain remains from more than one individual. Police medical experts have received almost 140 body bags of human remains and have identified 14 victims.
CPCB officials also said they were in talks with IIT, Kanpur, and IMD for inducing artificial rain after Diwali . Delhi's air quality is expected to deteriorate to "severe plus emergency" category after Diwali , SAFAR said.
Today Mel B revealed that Beckham will join them on tour after all - but only for their Wembley Stadium June 14th performance. However, the band did not respond to Evans' assertion that he "knew for a fact that you've put some stadiums on hold".
But 22,000 votes still need counting in the tight race between Mr Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams - who has not yet conceded . The deadline to cure provisional ballots is 5pm Thursday, but campaign officials expect that to be extended by a few days.
The 2018 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards have been handed out, and this year's list of winners features more than a few familiar faces. The award is presented each year to the best defensive player at each position in both the National League and American League .
I'm very happy to be here and I'm settling in very well, but I think it's going to be much, much better the longer I settle in. We are not showing this quality, we must wake up and when we lose the game we must know how we lost it.
A new chairman could conceivably rein in Musk or adjust Musk's role at the world's most drama-filled electric vehicle maker. Musk and Tesla settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission ( SEC ) in September after the US agency sued for fraud.
The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off an impressive 114-110 win at home over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. The Lakers will try to rebound from that defeat against the Timberwolves, a team that defeated Los Angeles on October 29.
And the Justice Department acknowledged in Monday's request that the appeals court ruling is likely to come first. The lower court rulings left the 700,000 protected but prevented any more from registering for the program.
I think all the players respect Wayne's contribution and that he deserves the best possible send-off". "So if he plays, of course he'll be the captain".
Fly Jamaica flight crash lands at Guyana airport
National Transportation Safety Board, which automatically assists with inquiries under global rules, was notified, officials said. After requesting an emergency landing, the plane returned to the airport, but overran the runway and crashed into a fence.
How midterm elections have changed Congress since 1946
Trump spent the day at the White House, tweeting, making calls, monitoring the races and meeting with his political team. The tax law was particularly problematic for Republicans in New Jersey, where at least three GOP-held seats flipped.
Dodgers offered Puig to Nats in Bryce Harper trade
But no position player has ever earned an average annual value of more than $27.5 million (Alex Rodriguez and Yoenis Cespedes). Mike Rizzo says the Nationals are open to more negotiations with Harper in the future, and Scott Boras feels the same.
Juventus vs. Manchester United - Football Match Report
After doing the same against Bournemouth last weekend, this couldbe a turning point for them and their manager, José Mourinho . It is a big ask for United to stop them, and they will have to play much better than they did against Juve to stand a chance.
Fortnite will add NFL-themed Outfits on November 9
Epic collaborated with Marvel earlier this year to offer a limited-time mode in which players could choose to play as Thanos. Lastly, the new weapon addition is a Candy Corn LMG, a mid range scoped weapon which fires out candy corn shaped bullets.