President Obama announced Wednesday that he was rejecting an application from a Canadian firm to build the Keystone XL pipeline, a project that would have stretched from Canada’s oil sands to Texas.
Although the project has been lobbied against by environmental groups, they are not the reasoning for Obama’s disapproval. Instead, it was the “arbitrary deadline” set by Congress that Obama denounced, claiming it was not enough time to review the proposal. Read more at WashingtonPost.com
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