22 Jul '11, 7pm

There should be no rush on #KeystoneXL

Today the State Department announced their next steps on the review process for the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline . Most noteworthy, the State Department said that although “we expect to make a decision on whether to grant or deny the permit before the end of the year, we will not make a decision until we have completed this thorough review process.” A thorough review process for this pipeline must include analysis of pipeline safety, refinery pollution/environmental justice and many other issues identified by EPA when they gave their insufficient rating to the supplemental draft environmental impact statement. Certainly, the process should not be rushed by legislation such as H.R. 1938 currently under consideration in the House that would curtail the environmental review and national interest determination and force a decision by early November. There is no rush...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/sclefkowitz/pipeline_sa...

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grist.org 17 Jul '11, 1pm

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onearth.org 26 Jul '11, 2pm

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foe.org 15 Jul '11, 6pm

For Immediate Release July 15, 2011 Contact: Kelly Trout, 202-222-0722, [email protected] Matthew Cain, 202-222-0751, [email protected]