January 20, 2012

Keystone XL Pipeline Blown Way Out of Proportion

Sarah Ladislaw, CNN

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Both the Canadian oil sands and U.S. mid-continent crude slated to flow through the pipeline will find a way to market, through alternative pipeline routes or via tanker, truck, or rail. In the near term, the transport options may be more expensive, less efficient, and less environmentally sound, but the global demand for these resources means that markets and outlets will be found.

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