President Obama Says He Will Only Approve Keystone XL Pipeline if it Doesn’t Increase Carbon Pollution

June 25, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock In a landmark speech on climate change today, President Obama offered an insight into whether he’ll approve the controversial 1,700-mile pipeline, explaining that he will only approve the Keystone XL Pipeline if it is proven to not increase carbon emissions. In the run up to President Obama’s much-anticipated speech laying out his administration’s climate plan, observers speculated that Obama wouldn’t mention the Keystone Pipeline in the speech. Even a version of the speech that was leaked just hours before it was delivered made no mention of the pipeline. But in a surprise move, the president offered a hint at what his decision will be. Read the rest of President Obama Says He Will Only Approve Keystone XL Pipeline if it Doesn’t Increase Carbon Pollution Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alberta tar sands , Climate Change , keystone pipeline , keystone xl , Keystone XL Pipeline , obama , obama climate , Obama climate speech , president obama , tar sands        

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