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Rancor Grows Over Planned Oil Pipeline From Canada – NYTimes.com

28 Sep

The State Department concluded last month that the project, Keystone XL, would cause minimal environmental impact if it is operated according to regulations, and the proposed operator, TransCanada, has said the nearly 2,000-mile line would create 20,000 jobs in the United States.

And just what ARE the chances that the pipeline will be operated according to regulations?

Opposition groups around the country, though, said the federal study did not consider the effects of a major spill, while supporters said the nation’s economy had continued to worsen through summer and fall, making Keystone XL all the more crucial.

via Rancor Grows Over Planned Oil Pipeline From Canada – NYTimes.com.