08 Oct '11, 9pm

Shocking Keystone XL conflict of interest exposed by NYTimes | will @darrellissa investigate this?

Contact: Nick Berning, 703-587-4454, [email protected] ; Damon Moglen, 202-222-4223, [email protected] Shocking Keystone XL pipeline conflict of interest exposed by New York Times Pipeline permit applicant TransCanada recommended firm with which it had close ties to conduct State Department's environmental review; firm produced fatally flawed review WASHINGTON, D.C. – An exposé in this morning's New York Times reveals that the State Department “flouted the intent of a federal law” in hiring contractor Cardno Entrix to conduct its review of the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline 's environmental impacts. The department reportedly allowed TransCanada, the company seeking to build the pipeline, to play a key role in selecting the firm that would conduct a required environmental impacts study. TransCanada recommended Cardno Entrix, which lists TransCanada as a “major cli...

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