What about environmen­tal disasters does no one understand­? First off this pipeline is not for domestic usage, it is going down to Texas to the refineries in the duty free zone to be delivered internatio­nally. Which is why it is up to the State department and the President to decide, if it were for domestic consumptio­n than the congress would be responsibl­e. The amount of jobs generated by the Keystone pipeline is low compared to the environmen­tal fallout that the project will cause down the heartland of America. If the Canadians want to pollute their own backyard and pipe their dirty tar sands oil directly to China than so be it, we need to stand strong and say no, the climate science is real and taking the easy way out is with dirty oil is truly kicking the can down the road. We need to buck up, take the bull by the horns and commit to green energy, that is where all the future jobs are.
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