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Desperately Trying to Derail Canadian Oil Sands

true liberal Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 10:59 AM
This is where the States have to exercise States right. The EPA is no where to be found in the Constitution, therefore the States can override the decisions and rulings of the EPA and build within the State

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has approved his state’s portion of the Keystone XL pipeline, explaining that its revised route avoids areas that critics had earlier claimed were environmentally sensitive.

The Alberta-to-Texas pipeline would create more than 5,500 Nebraska jobs during its construction period and support 1,000 permanent jobs through 2030. During the project’s lifetime, KXL would generate $950 million in labor income, $130 million in property, sales and other state and local taxes, and $679 million for the state’s gross domestic product, by bringing Canadian oil sands petroleum to Texas refineries.

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