26 Aug '11, 5pm

Hazardous Keystone XL Pipeline Moves Forward Despite Protests Outside White House

For Immediate Release, August 26, 2011 Contact: Tierra Curry, (928) 522-3681 Hazardous Keystone XL Pipeline Moves Forward Despite Protests Outside White House Climate, Endangered Species, Water, Future Generations Threatened by Dirtiest Oil on Earth WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of State today released the “final environmental impact statement” on the Keystone XL Pipeline, advancing the controversial project by choosing its construction as the proposed action. The timing of the release coincides with an ongoing civil disobedience campaign at the White House, where 275 peaceful protesters have already been arrested this week. The 1,700-mile pipeline would carry acidic crude oil from Canada’s Alberta tar sands — widely considered the dirtiest oil on the planet — to refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast. From Alberta to the Gulf, tar-sands oil will hurt endangered species and ...

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