17 Dec '11, 5am

Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Rider Forcing a Decision on Disastrous Keystone XL Pipeline

More press releases For Immediate Release, December 16, 2011 Contacts: Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495 Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Rider Forcing a Decision on Disastrous Keystone XL Pipeline WASHINGTON— Congressional leaders have purportedly worked out a deal extending the payroll tax rate and unemployment benefits that includes a rider forcing a decision by President Obama on the Keystone XL Pipeline within 60 days. In response to massive public opposition to the project, in November the Obama administration delayed a decision until 2013 to allow for more review of the pipeline’s environmental and human consequences. “The Keystone XL pipeline is not in the national interest and should be rejected by President Obama,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The State Departme...

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