Keystone XL: US House Approves Oil Pipeline Again

Keystone XL: US House Approves Oil Pipeline Again

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Oil sand plant. Oil sand is a mixture of bitumen (a thick, sticky form of crude oil), sand, water and clay. At the plant, the bitumen is heated and sent to drums where petroleum coke, the heavy bottom material, is removed. Petroleum coke, similar to coal, is used as a fuel source for the utilities plant. Captions and Photo source: ©© Suncor Energy

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The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed a bill authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline to bring tar sands oil from Canada to the US, despite a renewed pledge by the White House to veto the legislation.

Read Full Article, Guardian UK

Senate Defeats Keystone XL Pipeline, ABC News (11-18-2014)

EPA on Keystone XL: Significant Climate Impacts from Tar Sands Pipeline, Scientific American (04-24-2013)

Climate Effects Of Keystone XL Significantly Underestimated, Yale, E360 (08-11-2014)

When to Say No, The New York Times (03-12-2013)

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