08 Mar '12, 9pm

Victory in the Senate: No revival of the rejected #KeystoneXL tar sands pipeline from @NRDC's blog: Down goes Hoeven!

In a victory for people across the United States, the Senate defeated an attempt to approve the already rejected Keystone XL tar sands pipeline . Backers of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline just do not seem to learn: the country does not want a rush to judgment when it comes to building a massive dirty energy project through our heartlands that would be so damaging to our climate, water, land and health. The amendment proposed by Senator Hoeven (R-ND) to the Transportation bill would have required the approval of this dirty energy project without necessary environmental review or a process to determine if the project is in the national interest. The Hoeven amendment to approve the already rejected Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would have undercut processes designed to protect the public’s safety, health, and economic well being. This dirty energy project would worsen cl...

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