Articles Tagged: TransAlaskan Pipeline (TAP)

Keystone XL’s 1,222-Day ‘Rush’ Decision

The President’s decision to reject the Keystone XL project is an insult to the intelligence of anyone familiar with the issue. The justification that the Congressional deadline failed to provide enough time for him “to determine whether the Keystone XL pipeline is in the national interest” doesn’t withstand scrutiny. In the 3 years, 4 months, 5 days that have passed since TransCanada first filed the permit, the administration has reviewed over 10,000 pages of environmental studies, which showed the proposed pipeline posed no significant risk (a conclusion the State Department has reached twice).

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