TC Energy has reported to a Montana federal court that it intends to start construction on the Keystone XL pipeline next month.
Trenching won't begin until April. But in February and March, the company plans to move heavy equipment to sites for worker camps, pump stations, pipe yards, and the first crossing at the U.S.-Canada border.
An attorney for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe says TC is jumping the gun.
SDPB's Victoria Wicks has this report.