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Jeff Koterba cartoon for November 13, 2014 "Keystone pipeline republicans Obama"

T0 placate environmentalist campaign donors, the Obama administration has concocted one excuse after another to delay approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. If this process requires throwing logic out the window, then so be it.

The latest example comes via the Environmental Protection Agency's request for the State Department to “revisit” its estimates on what, if any, effect the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming. The EPA now suggests that the recent plummet in oil prices could make the pipeline more important for the development of Canada's oil sands. Thus, construction of the pipeline would facilitate generation of “significant greenhouse gas emissions” ...

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