18 Jan '12, 5pm

BREAKING: Obama Administration To Reject #KeystoneXL Tar Sands Pipeline Will update as we learn more.

Clearly, this fight isn't over. Big Oil will do everything it can to overturn that decision, because they are not used to losing. They have one weapon—money. They’ve used it to buy the allegiance of many Representatives and Senators and now they’ll use Congress to try and get their dirty work done.The expected decision also leaves TransCanada the option of reapplying with another application for the pipeline. Let's be clear: a re-route through Nebraska will help protect the Sand Hills and the portion of the Ogallala Aquifer that's in the state -- that's a huge victory for our friends and allies in Nebraska who have been leading this fight from the start. But the re-route will do nothing to address the climate impacts of burning tar sands, the economic downside of continuing our addiction to oil, the risks the pipeline poses to other states along the route, or the political...

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