22 Sep '11, 4am

Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is a path to continued energy insecurity: #noKXL

Pipeline proponents prey on old and entrenched fears that there is limited or uncertain access to oil particularly from Middle Eastern nations and point to rising global demand. In fact, the U.S. oil market is shrinking and will continue to do so for several decades. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, U.S gasoline demand is in decline and will continue through at least 2030. This is the result of stronger fuel economy standards already in place. The United States can further reduce oil use by over 4 million barrels a day by 2025 through fuel economy for heavy trucks, improvements to air travel, and building efficiency. The Environmental Protection Agency suggests that even deeper cuts – around 7 million barrels a day – are possible by 2030. Meanwhile, U.S. domestic crude production such as in North Dakota and Texas is increasing and will continue thro...

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