11 Nov '11, 9pm

New Environmental Review for Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Makes Sense

On November 10, 2011, the State Department announced that it will undertake a new environmental review of the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. This review is to be undertaken in response to the legitimate concerns raised about impacts to the Nebraska Sandhills from the proposed pipeline route. The review will also include other environmental concerns including climate change. The review is expected to take until early 2013 and has been endorsed by President Obama. The Administration made the right choice to carry out this new review. A critical part of the environmental review process and of the national interest determination process for international pipeline projects is to listen to the concerns of the American people and make sure they are taken into account. The decision is based on public concerns and not on politics . People from all walks of life across the...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/sclefkowitz/new_environ...

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