Senators turn up pressure on Obama to approve Keystone pipeline

Nov 16, 2012 Full story: Reuters 23

A bipartisan group of senators on Friday urged President Barack Obama to quickly issue a permit for the northern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline, a project environmental groups have vowed to keep fighting.

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Gary

Bellingham, WA

#22 Nov 17, 2012
On Tuesday, November 6, Americans voted against dirty energy and against Big Oil. Big Oil bet big on the election—and lost big. Big Oil-backed groups spent over $270 million on television ads in the last two months of the cycle alone, and have little to show for it. A recent Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research poll found that 64 percent of voters say they have a favorable impression of renewable energy. In a Zogby poll released this week, only 12% of respondents said that the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline was a “priority.” Meanwhile, 48 percent identified renewable energy as a priority.

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Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#23 Nov 17, 2012
Pressure, on the newly re-elected president? Surely they jest.
Sheik Yerbouti

Pennington, NJ

#25 Nov 18, 2012
I think rejecting this pipeline will be a huge political mistake. Just my opinion.

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