Fewer Jobs, Less Energy Security from Keystone XL Delay

By Ray Pinard | October 14, 2013

An interesting article by Sean Hackbarth, published on the FreeEnterprise.com web site.

Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-SD), a supporter of the Keystone XL pipeline, told USA Today, “[President Obama is] having a very difficult time to find a real, factual, legal reason to deny the permit.” Indeed, the State Department’s analysis concluded that the pipeline would create thousands of jobs while having no significant environmental impact.

Yet, the administration continues to slow-play the approval process despite strong and bipartisan support for the Keystone XL pipeline, according to a Pew poll.

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Originally published September 2013. Reprinted by permission, freeenterprise.com, September 2013.
Copyright©2013, U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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