09 Mar '12, 1am

Senate Defeats Keystone XL via @350

Thanks to you, people power once more squeezed out a victory over oil money. Today the Senate defeated legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline . The vote was close, b ut given that this pipeline was a 'no brainer' a year ago, it's pretty remarkable that people power was able to keep working, even in the back rooms of the oil-soaked Senate. (See the full vote count here ) Thanks to your hard work -- most recently sending 802,000 messages to the Senate in just 24 hours, not to mention all the calls to your Senators -- we have kept the pipeline at bay yet again. It's unlikely the Senate will take another vote on Keystone XL, but then again, one can't underestimate the corrupting influence of the money Big Oil is pumping into Capitol Hill. Still, the news isn’t all good . Last week, TransCanada announced plans to build the half of the pipeline that runs from Oklahoma to ...

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