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Pipeline boost? Keystone XL report
may disappoint project´s foes

Fox News, by Mike Emanuel*

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Posted By:StormCnter, 1/31/2014 9:35:15 AM

The State Department is expected to release an environmental analysis on the Keystone XL oil pipeline as early as Friday that may disappoint environmentalists and opponents of the proposed project, according to individuals briefed on the matter. The release of the long-anticipated evaluation, known as an "environmental impact statement," sets the stage for a 90-day review period, during which the Obama administration must determine whether the project is in the national interest. "The EIS is in the final stages of preparation and we anticipate a release of the document soon. As a reminder when it is released, EIS is not a decision,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 1/31/2014 10:08:51 AM     (No. 9713051)

Well - - it doesn´t matter.

We still need another study. And after that - - another one. And then - - - - -

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TNVolunteer, 1/31/2014 10:18:32 AM     (No. 9713060)

They have to keep getting new studies until they get the answer they want.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 1/31/2014 10:58:19 AM     (No. 9713119)

Now! Why is the State Department invovled in this????

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Starlady, 1/31/2014 11:06:14 AM     (No. 9713129)

The State Dept is involved because the pipeline crosses our border into Canada.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: addicted_to_coffee, 1/31/2014 11:16:07 AM     (No. 9713150)

The guys building this new pipeline really missed it. They should have built a terminal a few miles south of the Canadian border in North Dakota. The Feds would then have to study the impact of a pipeline crossing the border but only extending, let´s say, ten miles. From there, the Feds would have been out of it altogether.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: retiree, 1/31/2014 12:39:47 PM     (No. 9713266)

Canada is not going to wait much longer for Obama to make a decision. They will ship it overseas.

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