February 17, 2012

An Oil Sands Marriage?

Christopher Jones, Huffington Post


gawker.com

The U.S. State Department announced on January 19th that they would deny the current application for the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry petroleum from Canada's oil sands through the Midwest to refineries in Texas. It was a good decision. The pipeline's proponents will likely submit a revised proposal soon. It should also be rejected. . .

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TAGGED: Alternative Energy, Economy, Canada, Oil, U.S. Energy Policy, Keystone XL Pipeline, Oil Sands, Huffintgon Post

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