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Nebraska Environmental Report
Finds Keystone XL Safe

Investor´s Business Daily, by Editorial

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 1/8/2013 11:19:25 PM

Energy: The further review the administration said was needed is done, with a Nebraska environmental agency saying it´s safe to build the pipeline that will bring oil, jobs and revenue from our friendly northern neighbor. After kicking the Canadian oil barrel down the road, the Obama administration may soon be forced to approve the Keystone XL pipeline or come up with another excuse to block it after a report from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality declared it would have "minimal environmental impacts" on the state and its sensitive aquifers. Friday´s report triggered a 30-day deadline

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The ball is now in Gov. Heineman´s (R) hands, who has 30 days to make a final recommendation to the federal government. Also needs State Department OK because part of it crosses an international boundary.

Let´s do it!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: oh-heck, 1/8/2013 11:37:06 PM     (No. 9106205)

Why did the state of Nebraska wait until 2012 to review the pipeline when it had already been reviewed twice by the EPA? Did they think the Obama administration would endanger their water? If so, why not do the investigation in 2008 when the pipeline was submitted for review?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pearson365, 1/9/2013 12:20:34 AM     (No. 9106224)

The XL was never about safety or an acquifier. Rather, it was and still is about Obama securing money and votes of the environmental movement. Pipeline will be approved because the minor issues used to delay it post-electiom have been resolved.

XL is no different than the FICA withholding reduction that was so essential for the economy. Once the election was over, the slightly larger paychecks the reduction caused disappeared with the fiscal cliff agreement.

Obama is a horrible president but he is a shrewd politician.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: flatwater, 1/9/2013 2:00:22 AM     (No. 9106284)

No worries.

Wise King Barky and his fellow Communists at the EPA will come up with more excuses.

After all, this would benefit both America and our Canadian allies. No way Barky allows this to happen.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: veritas, 1/9/2013 2:01:58 AM     (No. 9106285)

...which has no bearing on support for or opposition from the Administration.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/9/2013 2:54:44 AM     (No. 9106319)

The eco-terrorists are all buddies of Barry. No way will he approve the pipeline if it goes against these eco-terrorists.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Grambo, 1/9/2013 3:30:57 AM     (No. 9106334)

What´s it going to carry now? That oil is committed to China.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/9/2013 10:24:02 AM     (No. 9106801)

As soon as he gets all the coronation money from the eco-crazies, he will approve the pipeline. What better way to cause chaos and confusion. Community Organizing politics at it´s Chicago gangster best, or is that worst?

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