March 11, 2013

Keystone XL Environmental Report

The primary argument used in favour of the controversial Keystone XL oil sands pipeline has been that building it is essential to delivering jobs, oil and energy security. The US State Department's recently released draft environmental impact assessment (DEIA) disagrees.

The State Department concluded that not building the pipeline would have almost no impact on jobs; on US oil supply; or on heavy oil supply for Gulf Coast refineries. 

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