01 Sep '11, 10pm

Keystone XL and tar sands are bad for business. 5000 small business leaders against the pipeline: #noKXL

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 01 /CSRwire/ - Two leading sustainable business organizations representing 5,000 small businesses today sent a letter calling on President Obama to reject the controversial Keystone XL pipeline and, instead, invest in clean energy technologies. The pipeline would deliver oil from the tar sands in Canada to the Gulf of Mexico across the United States. In their letter, Green America’s Green Business Network and The Green Chamber of Commerce said the pipeline would further United States addiction to oil and risk disastrous new oil spills in rivers and the Ogallala aquifer. Global warming and oil spills have been seen to have an extremely detrimental effect on the economy, which affects the well-being of their businesses. In addition to these risks, production of the 700,000 barrels of heavy crude that would travel from the tar sands every day creates a ...

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