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Pipeline Death By a Thousand Studies

sclose Wrote: Jun 22, 2012 3:18 PM
Mitt Romney should declare that his first two edicts as President would be to deep-six Obamacare and go full bore on Keystone.
There has never been a more "shovel ready" project in history than the Keystone XL pipeline, which has been exhaustively engineered, studied, reviewed, and re-reviewed as Obama tries to kill the project without admitting that's what he's doing. At stake are about 20,000 immediate jobs, a secure supply of North American oil, billions in private investment, and the global efficiency benefits of connecting a major crude source to the world's most efficient refining center. The latest news is that rather than simply say "yes," Obama is conducting yet another open-ended study.

The original permit application for the project was...