10 Nov '11, 9pm

Obama Delays Keystone XL Decision for 12-18 Months, Pipeline's Future in Doubt #noKXL

Obama Delays Keystone XL Decision for 12-18 Months, Pipeline's Future in Doubt #noKXL

Clayton Conn, Tar Sands Action via Flickr /CC BY 2.0 In response to mounting public opposition to the $7 billion Keystone XL pipeline, the Obama administration has announced that it will conduct an additional 12-18 month review before deciding whether to approve it. That means Obama will effectively delay the decision at least until after the 2012 elections -- which some industry insiders say may end up killing the proposal outright. Obama issued the following statement: "Because this permit decision could affect the health and safety of the American people as well as the environment, and because a number of concerns have been raised through a public process, we should take the time to ensure that all questions are properly addressed and all the potential impacts are properly understood." It is, needless to say, a major victory for the Tar Sands Action campaign , which was...

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