The Keystone XL pipeline has nothing to do with energy independence for the US and little to do with US jobs. It is all about profits for big oil and campaign contributions for members of Congress. After the dirty oil is refined in Louisiana and leaves its pollution behind here in the US, the refined product is scheduled to be exported nearly in its entirety.
- Republicans hope to overturn Obama on Keystone XL (business.financialpost.com)
- Red Flags! Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Bill Would Force Approval While Neglecting to Protect Our Rivers and Farms (ecocentricblog.org)
- Edward Flattau: Canadian Keystone XL Oil Pipeline: Why the Deception? (huffingtonpost.com)