February 15, 2013

Will Environmentalists Kill Keystone?

Diane Alter, Money Morning


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For more than four years, the controversial Keystone XL pipeline has been at the center of a heated battle between opponents and supporters. Those who favor the 1,700-mile extension of the pipeline see it as a step toward North American energy independence and a source of tens of thousands of jobs. But opponents say the Canadian-U.S pipeline would contribute to global warming and causeirreparable harm to the environment.

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