21 Jan '12, 11am

Victory! State Dept. Denies Keystone XL Pipeline Application #Keystone

I greatly oppose this Keystone XL pipeline project even if there is another route. Recently denied route goes over the Ogallala Aquifer in areas. This will be my fourth time repeating this information—like a broken record, because I am emphasizing how critical this pipeline project would have been to our drinking water and to our agricultural industry. Most people do not realize that the Ogallala Aquifer is the largest aquifer in the United States, and it is ONE of THE LARGEST aquifers in the world. It runs under EIGHT states: South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas. It supplies drinking water to 82-percent of the people who live within its boundaries, and it supplies water to a large percentage of the United States’ agricultural System!!! If people protect the Ogallala Aquifer, thus protecting millions upon millions of people’s d...

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