24 Jan '12, 7pm

GOP and Canadian Oil Execs Plot to Revive Keystone XL Pipeline

GOP and Canadian Oil Execs Plot to Revive Keystone XL Pipeline

Ah, Democracy. Think of the word, think of the United States of America. Think of the founding fathers forging the Constitution. Think of the Civil Rights Act, the New Deal labor laws, the trailblazing laws and reforms resultant of bold action from the American people. Think of bald eagles and bleached marble. And most of all, think of Republican Congressmen, huddled around a speaker phone in a conference call with a Canadian oil company, concocting a game plan to build a massive pipeline through the heart of America. Come again? Well, that's what's happening now. Here's Politico : House and Senate GOP staff gathered Monday afternoon for a conference call with TransCanada counsel to plot out how to push the Obama administration on the Keystone XL pipeline."More or less everyone walked out of the room on the same page backing" a bill from Rep. Lee Terry to give FERC authori...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/fossil-fuels/gop-and-canadian-o...

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