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Crude (Oil) Politics
American Magazine, by Kenneth P. Green and Alan W. Dowd

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Posted By:eagleblurst, 4/2/2014 10:01:39 AM

The Obama administration has been punting a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline for five years now, and there’s no sign the president’s kicking leg is getting tired. At various junctures in this endless drama, the White House has effectively overruled or ignored its own State Department, which in 2011 concluded that the pipeline extension poses “no significant impacts” on the environment and in 2014 basically shot down all of the supposed drawbacks. The White House response to this most recent green light was to keep the car in neutral, warning that Keystone XL will go forward... [Snip]

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JonR, 4/2/2014 11:10:32 AM     (No. 9794423)

The White House is totally beholding to the rich environmentalist donors that have held a stranglehold on our energy development in this country! Under the circumstances this is unbelievably irresponsible!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 4/2/2014 11:18:12 AM     (No. 9794432)

Just means one of the first things the next real Americian President does is approve it.

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