26 Aug '11, 6pm

State Department concludes Keystone XL has ‘no significant impacts’: via @grist

Cross-posted from Climate Progress . The State Department issued its final environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline today, finding that it would bring "no significant impacts" on the environment -- even while substantially increasing greenhouse-gas emissions and crossing major aquifers and wetlands across the country. The Environmental Protection Agency criticized the last two environmental reviews from the Department of State (DOS), saying they lacked adequate study on almost every major environmental issue associated with building the pipeline. But the DOS worked closely with the EPA on this report. The 1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline would bring over 800,000 barrels of tar-sands crude from Alberta to the Gulf Coast each day. The EPA estimates that carbon emissions from tar sands are 80 percent higher than the average crude refined in the U.S. The process of extr...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/climate-change/2011-08-26-state-depa...

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