January 22, 2012

Keystone Pipeline Not Over Until U.S. Election Is

Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Journal

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The proposed Keystone XL pipe-line has been rejected in its current incarnation - not killed - and the distinction is an important one to make, particularly given the political machinations behind the move.

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TAGGED: United States, Barack Obama, Canada, Keystone pipeline, Keystone XL pipeline


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