What Keystone Supporters Get Wrong

Huffington Post2011-11-12:                      The Wall Street Journal‘s editorial Friday on President Obama‘s decision to delay the Keystone XL pipeline contains bad data and omits pertinent information that hurts its argument. Since policy decisions need to be based on facts and not rhetoric to be successful, let’s go through these one by one. 1) The Journal says building the pipeline would create 20,000 jobs. My article on the controversy in this week’s issue of Bloomberg Businessweek notes TransCanada CEO Russ Girling‘s use of this figure in his conference call with investors on November 1. But TransCanada’s own data supplied to the State Department says…                     more »

Photo: Obama and Canada’s Prime Minister ( WN)

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper meets with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009.

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~ by narhvalur on November 13, 2011.

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