15 Dec '11, 3pm

Keystone XL will hurt not help job creation in America

Keystone XL will hurt not help job creation in America

Republican leaders in Congress have been churning out false information to the American public about job creation from the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and it is high time to set the record straight . False job creation numbers are being used to promote an anti-environmental rider in Congress in the payroll tax-cut legislation that would short-circuit a badly needed environmental review process for the pipeline. The debate over whether Keystone XL creates jobs is a distraction. The truth is the pipeline would likely cost jobs from a significant oil spill that would cause widespread contamination of agricultural lands and water. The Republican party, TransCanada, and the oil industry have been promoting the Keystone XL pipeline promising jobs. The numbers they promise are all over the map ranging anywhere from between 13,000 to 100,000 jobs created. In some cases, TransCa...

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