President Biden’s order to kill the KeystoneXL pipeline is not only hitting pipeline workers. Small businesses along the pipeline route are also being hit hard.
South Dakota resident Tricia Burns owns a gym in Philip, South Dakota:
“We lost 45 memberships — that’s over $3,000 in monthly revenue that was gone literally within 48 hours. We had negotiated contracts with security companies that were coming in to secure the pipeline. That would have brought us another 120 memberships.”