The more people learn about the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, the less they like it. Despite what we might be hearing in industry spin, the environmental report released by the State Department Friday confirms that tar sands crude means a dirtier, more dangerous future for our children all so that the oil industry can reach the higher prices of overseas markets. That’s right, overseas markets, which is where the majority of this processed oil will end up. This dirty energy project is all risk and no reward for the American people.
Here’s hoping that this president lives up to his rhetoric and does what is in the best interest of people everywhere, not just in America.
For more on the ties between money, politics, and Keystone XL, I invite you to read:
#GetMoneyOut of Politics and We Can #StopKXL
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