Dirty Keystone XL Project Back On The Table
After a heavy round of protests by scientists and environmentalists concerned about climate change, toxic pollution and environmental degradation, the State Department decided on Nov. 10th to delay the Keystone XL Pipeline project until 2013 to allow the project’s developer to figure out a way around Nebraska’s Sandhills, an ecologically sensitive region that supplies water to eight nearby states.
In response, 37 GOP senators introduced a bill on Wednesday that would require the administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline within 60 days, unless the president declares the project is not in the national interest.
The Keystone XL Pipeline project raises serious concerns for those of us worried about the true cost of gas. The real price to the taxpayer after adding in hidden costs like climate change are factored in.
Take a look at this video that describes many of the hidden costs delivered by the Keystone XL Pipeline project;