13 Mar '12, 2pm

It’s ba-aack — the Keystone XL pipeline, that is.

It’s ba-aack — the Keystone XL pipeline, that is. The Senate is set to vote tomorrow on an amendment created by Big Oil wearing a Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) mask. The amendment would revive everyone’s favorite pipeline — and, while it was at it, greenlight all the other oil-hungry environmental ruination that Republicans go in for. The Senate defeated Keystone yet again last week, but Sen. Roberts included the pipeline in amendment #1826 of the Senate transportation bill (S. 1813). And that’s not the only Big Oil party favor he stuck in this grab bag of evil: It would mandate drilling off of every coast in our nation and in the Arctic Refuge, allow oil shale development on millions of acres in America’s west, and allow the already-rejected Keystone XL pipeline to go forward. In fact, Roberts’ amendment would double America’s oil drilling, a feat achieved by opening up new a...

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