February 23, 2012

Keystone XL Pipeline Will Create Very Few Jobs

Cornell University, Cornell University


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Cornell GLI’s new report, Pipe Dreams? Jobs Gained, Jobs Lost by the Construction of Keystone XL, examines the job impacts of TransCanada Corportation's Keystone XL Pipeline, the proposed pipeline that would transport tar sands oil almost 2,000 miles from Alberta, Canada to the Gulf of Mexico in Texas. The report reviews claims made by TransCanada and the American Petroleum Institute that the project will create 20,000 construction and manufacturing and 119,000 (direct, indirect and induced) jobs. . .

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TAGGED: Oil, Economy, Jobs, Keystone XL Pipeline, Cornell University, Cornell University Global Labor Institute

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