18 Jan '12, 10pm

Obama rejects Keystone pipeline, but leaves door open for tar sands via @mongabay

Obama Administration bows to pressure, delays tar sands pipeline (11/10/2011) In what can only be described as a major victory for green activists, the Obama Administration has announced it will delay a decision on TransCanada's controversial Keystone XL pipeline for 12-18 months. Notably, putting the decision off until after the last election. The delay comes less than a week after about 12,000 people encircled the White House in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline, which they argue threatens one of the most important water supplies in America's heartland and will worsen climate change. 12,000 surround White House to protest tar sands pipeline (11/07/2011) One year to the day before the 2012 US election, up to 12,000 activists encircled the White House to protest the Keystone XL pipeline, a proposed 1,700 mile pipeline that would carry oil from Canada's infamous tar sa...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0118-hance_obama_keystone.html

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