Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Keystone XL pipeline: What is it, will it create jobs, and why is Obama determined to stop it? The Independent

A map of the Keystone XL pipeline and other parts of network:
Andrew Buncombe
The White House said today President Barack Obama would veto legislation approving construction of the long-stalled Canada-US Keystone XL oil pipeline.
A bill that would have forced the president’s hand  on the issue failed to clear Congress in its final days last year. But on Tuesday, Republicans took charge of both houses of Congress for the first time in eight years. They have vowed to push ahead with legislation approving the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline and are set to vote this week. What is the pipeline and what are the main issues?..Continue reading, video...

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