30 Jan '12, 10pm

Four Ways the Keystone XL Could Still Lurch to Life

Four Ways the Keystone XL Could Still Lurch to Life

Image: Night of the Living Dead via Wikimedia Commons /Public Domain The Keystone XL has become a lumbering zombie. A small but stalwart band of environmentalists, student activists, farmers, and concerned citizens have knocked the oil pipeline plans down a couple times, even hacked off a limb or two, but onward it staggers. Nebraskans, climate activists, and a slew of others took to the White House last summer to stage a popular protest . Obama listened, and announced he was delaying the project until a proper environmental review could be carried out. But again the specter of the pipeline rose, when congressional Republicans tried to sneak it into a payroll tax cut bill. Pipeline opponents kept the pressure on, and the Obama administration shot that effort down too. But it wasn't enough to kill the pipeline for good. There's been no money shot. No proverbial shotgun-blas...

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