Keystone Pipeline Clears Hurdle


(NBC News) The proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from Canada to Texas may be one step closer to approval.

The State Department has released it’s long anticipated environmental impact statement, which found the project will have “no major” climate impact.

President Obama has already rejected the project once, but with this report, the pressure to approve it is growing. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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