30 Jul '13, 8pm

Obama knocks down Keystone XL talking points: Today, during a speech about the economy and his jobs plan, Pre...

Today, during a speech about the economy and his jobs plan, President Obama criticized Republicans for spending too much time advocating for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Earlier this week, President Obama upset KXL supporters by referencing the low number of permanent jobs it is estimated to create. Supporters of the project were quick to attack Obama for using the lower number and The Washington Post even gave the comment "Two Pinocchios ". However, as Juliet Eilperin reports , Obama was likely referencing an estimate from Cornell University's Global Labor Institute , which found the pipeline project would create fewer jobs than Trans Canada and KXL supporters have claimed. In his speech Tuesday, President Obama reiterated this point. Watch it: "If [Congressional Republicans have] got a better plan to create jobs rebuilding our infrastructure or to help workers...

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grist.org 29 Jul '13, 5am

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State Department Sticks Another Fork In Keystone XL Pipeline

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TransCanada to pipe tar sands crude to Eastern Canada. What does this mean for Keystone XL?

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treehugger.com 01 Aug '13, 6pm

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grist.org 30 Jul '13, 2am

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e360.yale.edu 22 Jul '13, 12pm

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Putting Keystone XL tar sands pipeline's jobs numbers in context.

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switchboard.nrdc.org 10 Aug '13, 7pm

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