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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

September 20, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Commentary: Activism played vital role in XL pipeline vote

By | Jan 26, 2012

On Jan. 18, the environmental movement won a rare victory. After pressure from both the oil industry and environmental activists, President Obama rejected the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, which would have transported oil from the tar sands in Alberta, Canada, to the Texas Gulf Coast for export. Environmentalists, including myself, were concerned about…