15 Apr '11, 8pm

State Department Releases Supplemental Environmental Analysis on Keystone XL Tar Sands Oil Pipeline

For Immediate Release April 15, 2011 Contact: Alex Moore, [email protected] , 202-222-0733 Matthew Cain, [email protected] , 202-222-0751 State Department Releases Supplemental Environmental Analysis on Keystone XL Tar Sands Oil Pipeline Study improves upon first draft analysis by recognizing tar sands oil as more polluting than conventional oil New analysis is still deficient in key areas, and the public not given adequate opportunities to comment WASHINGTON, D.C. —The U.S. State Department today released a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry highly polluting tar sands oil from Canada across six U.S. states to refineries in Texas. The supplemental environmental analysis had been requested by communities that could be impacted by the pipeline, as well as by members of Congress, and the U.S. Enviro...

Full article: http://www.foe.org/state-department-releases-supplemental...

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