18 Dec '11, 3pm

6 reasons why America needs to say 'No' to the risky Keystone XL tar sands pipeline #NoKXL

Legislation headed to the House this week gives President Obama 60 days to decide whether to approve construction of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, which would carry the dirtiest oil on the planet mined and drilled from under the forests of Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. That’s ridiculous. The Obama administration is on the case and has said it will take another year to conduct a thorough review of the economic, national security and environmental facets of this project. It’s irresponsible for Congress to insist that review be eliminated as a gift to Big Oil. It leaves the administration no choice but to bury this boondoggle for good – and we don’t need 60 days to figure out why. Take 60 seconds to read 6 reasons why it's time to say ‘No’ to the risky and reckless Keystone XL tar sands pipeline now. 1. The dirtiest oil on the planet. It takes two tons of tar sands – st...

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