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Monday, March 4, 2013 - 11:02am
5 Reasons Why the State Department Gets Tar Sands Development Impacts Wrong in Keystone XL Review
The State Department issued its draft environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday. While this report was mainly an environmental review, the State Department's final conclusion that "approval or denial of the proposed project is unlikely to have a substantial impact on the rate of development in the oil sands, or on the amount of heavy crude oil refined in the Gulf Coast area" is completely at odds with the economic reality in Alberta at the moment.