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GREAT NEWS! Obama Administration Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline, Citing Climate Concerns

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- 1052 days ago -
President Obama announced Friday morning that he has denied TransCanadaâEUR(TM)s permit application to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline in the U.S.


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Lois Jordan (63)
Friday November 6, 2015, 3:52 pm
Noted. Thanks, Cal.
Yes, excellent news! They still might file a new permit and wait for the next President. And, they have all those other pipelines, as well as trains. Where there's a will, there's a way----and the dirty polluters will figure out a way around the "rules." We will all have to stay on top of this.

Animae C (506)
Friday November 6, 2015, 4:24 pm
Thanx Cal

Past Member (0)
Friday November 6, 2015, 5:13 pm
So happy with the news! thx Cal

Walter F (129)
Friday November 6, 2015, 6:40 pm
Good old Barack despite all the nasty things you say about him he's really not a bad old fellow.

Lona Goudswaard (67)
Saturday November 7, 2015, 7:53 am
Agree with Lois. Obama has done the right thing at the right time, prohibiting things from getting worse for now. However, if elections do not go well in 2016 for the Democrats, things may turn around in no time. meanwhile the pipelines already transporting tar sands should be under constant surveillance as should these companies, which will just try any new pitch as long as it's worth their money.

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Saturday November 7, 2015, 1:42 pm
notato la notizia spettacolare!!!!!!!!grazie Cal

Linda M (1715)
Saturday November 7, 2015, 3:11 pm
Good news.

Donna T (0)
Saturday November 7, 2015, 3:25 pm
thank you

Panchali Yapa (26)
Saturday November 7, 2015, 9:00 pm
Thank you

Barbara T (431)
Saturday November 7, 2015, 9:29 pm
82% of Fossil Fuel Reserves must be LEFT IN THE GROUND - 82%! -
if we are to avert Climate CATASTROPHE due to Global Warming.
NO MORE drilling, coal mining, fracking,
and transporting, leaking and spilling and exploding,
and BURNING and spewing into the Atmosphere.
NO MORE exploration for new sources!
This should be Environmentalists' MANTRA:
the Coal in the Hole
Eliminate ALL use and extraction of Dirty Fossil Fuels for Energy, NOW! ASAP
Support the International DIVESTMENT Movement.
DIVEST from Dirty Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power.

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 7, 2015, 9:36 pm
Noted. Thanks Cal. Quiet at the moment---except for Rethuglcan whispers.

Bernadette Porter (173)
Sunday November 8, 2015, 2:26 am
Thanks for sharing, Cal!

Arild Gone for now (174)
Monday November 9, 2015, 2:31 am
TY Cal.

Miriam AWAY Site issues (61)
Sunday December 20, 2015, 6:37 am
So happy with the news! Thanks for posting!
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