20 Jan '12, 8pm

Mayors applaud Keystone XL tar sands pipeline rejection

Local communities are on the frontlines when it comes to the impacts of climate change and for the past few years we have seen mayors speaking out on the need to move off of high carbon fuels such as tar sands which undermine the efforts that local communities are making to reduce our dependence on oil. Recently over 100 mayors spoke out against the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and today the leaders of the efforts of mayors against Keystone XL and tar sands expansion issued the following statement applauding the decision to reject the pipeline project. January 20, 2012 Mayors Supporting a Clean Energy Future React to the President’s Decision on Keystone XL Statement of Mayors Frank Cownie (Des Moines IA), John Dickert (Racine WI), Jennifer Hosterman (Pleasanton CA) and Kitty Piercy (Eugene OR), leaders of mayoral effort against high carbon fuels As mayors highly...

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