The Battle of Keystone XL Continues

As gas prices continue to rise to over five dollars a gallon, this administration appears to be doing nothing.  Actually, what they are doing is pandering to a group of the president's Democratic supporters by rejecting the Keystone Pipeline XL.  American Thinker interviewed some experts to get their opinions about this issue. The TransCanada Keystone XL project is a companion to the existing Keystone pipeline.  TransCanada hoped to build the full 1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline to carry oil from the tar sands in Alberta, Canada to refineries along the Texas Gulf Coast.  The proposed $7-billion pipeline would run through Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma. The pipeline now has to be built in two segments because President Obama rejected the permits.  While an international permit is needed for the northern segment because it crosses the U.S.-Canada border, TransCanada needs mostly state and local authorizations to build the southern...(Read Full Article)

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