07 Oct '11, 9pm

Green Blog: European Salvo Worries Pipeline Advocates #NewsClub

Bloomberg News Protesters rallied against construction of the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday at the State Department in Washington. Inside, advocates and foes spoke out at a public meeting. In another wrinkle in the Keystone XL pipeline debate, the European Commission has given initial approval to a measure declaring that fuel from bitumen, the tar in oil sands , is higher in carbon dioxide emissions than conventional oil. This week’s decision, which is not final, comes as the State Department prepares to decide whether the 1,700-mile pipeline, stretching from Alberta to the Gulf Coast, will be allowed to go forward. Environmentalists argue that the pipeline poses risks, and some residents of states through which it would run want it rerouted. The pipeline has also been been a target of climate change activists, who say it would carry “dirty oil” and be a major contributor...

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