09 Mar '13, 4pm

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline: Not the Jobs Plan the Oil Industry Pretends

The State Department draft environmental review of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline shows how TransCanada, the American Petroleum Institute and other proponents of the pipeline have been vastly overstating the number of jobs that will be created by this dirty energy project. This creates unfair expectations among workers who need jobs, not empty promises from the oil industry. The State Department, based on TransCanada’s own numbers, shows that at the most 3,900 construction jobs will be created in building the pipeline with only 10 percent of the total workforce hired locally. Only 35 permanent jobs will be created by the pipeline. What is more, the State Department dismisses the evidence that Keystone XL is actually bad for the economy and many workers. Keystone XL will run from Canada, across America’s breadbasket, to the Gulf Coast where tar sands will be refined and...

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

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