17 Dec '11, 5pm

Exactly right. - Pres. Obama now has no choice but to reject the pipeline: #nokxl

Payroll tax deal means Obama must now reject the pipeline Posted Dec. 17, 2011 Payroll tax deal forces rushed decision on Keystone XL after Democrats cave to Republicans catering to big oil Washington, D.C. — The Senate today passed a payroll tax cut deal that will force the Obama administration to decide the future of the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline within 60 days. The State Department has previously indicated that such a short timeline is insufficient to conduct an environmental review, and that if faced with such a timeline, it would therefore be forced to reject the permit application for the pipeline. Friends of the Earth President Erich Pica had the following response: "The deal passed by the Senate rushes the pipeline review process, making a credible, science-based review impossible. Because of this, and the great harm we already know the pipeline w...

Full article: http://www.foe.org/news/news-releases/2011-12-payroll-tax...

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