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Subject:  Another Keystone XL review Date:  3/2/2013  8:51 AM
Author:  DrBob2 Number:  418779 of 457253

Keystone XL pipeline would have little impact on climate change, State Department analysis says
www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/keystone-xl-p...
The State Department released a draft environmental impact assessment of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline Friday, suggesting that the project would have little impact on climate change. Canada’s oil sands will be developed even if President Obama denies a permit to the pipeline connecting the region to Gulf Coast refineries, the analysis said. Such a move also would not alter U.S. oil consumption, the report added.

The lengthy assessment did not give environmentalists the answer they had hoped for in the debate over the proje