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Nebraska nod puts Keystone pipeline decision squarely on Obama

The Globe and Mail -- TransCanada Corp.’s controversial Keystone XL pipeline project has cleared a key hurdle in Nebraska, leaving U.S. President Barack Obama to decide whether the promised benefits of energy security and construction jobs will trump concerns over climate change.

Environmentalists took that as a signal that the Keystone XL pipeline is in trouble, but proponents note the State Department concluded in an earlier environmental assessment that the pipeline itself would not contribute to higher greenhouse-gas emissions because production would occur in the oil sands with or without it. And supporters suggest Mr. Obama is unlikely to turn down a secure source of oil when events in the Middle East continue to boil.

The Harper government is lobbying heavily to get the project approved to connect


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2013 3:55:44 AM

time will tell what this will lead to ultimately.
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NemoIL
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:31:07 PM

It has always been on his shoulders. The pipeline will not be approved until obama is out of office.
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10k
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:27:29 PM

well, this kills it..between the terrorist prez of y'alls, and the enviro-nazis, it's dead..

btw-i haven't heard of the enviro-nazis marching on louisville, kn-apparently they are unaware that the "louisville slugger" baseball bat company uses 40,000 trees PER season to make enough bats for a single baseball season..
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:26:18 PM

old news
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:17:55 PM

More Pipe Please
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gocatgo
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:15:42 PM

Obama needs to make a quick decision China is waiting for their oil.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:11:35 PM

We know how bad the Bummer leadership really is. In fact, he doesn't know the first thing about leadership and how to help this country.
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nomad228
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:10:59 PM

again?
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judgemobile
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:09:55 PM

Bummer loves to mess with RED states--he has been told by his advisors to CRUSH AND DESTROY the Republican Party.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:09:12 PM

just build the bloody thing
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:07:38 PM

He will approve it
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:07:23 PM

Forward hooo!!!!
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Lets rock and roll
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:06:38 PM

Obama will delay this.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:06:36 PM

Not sure about this
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:05:37 PM

Okay
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:03:43 PM

And - what do we expect of Bozama?
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:03:39 PM

We'll see.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:03:35 PM

O.K.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:03:30 PM

That's not good.
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hubhunts
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:03:29 PM

Obama will not let it happen cause of his payments from Muslim countrys!
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:03:14 PM

could be...
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 10:03:05 PM

Obama will not give his approval to this pipeline.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:58:36 PM

money for projects....what do you think?
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:54:18 PM

no wonder "trump" is always talking about him.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:53:18 PM

We need to move forward or suffer the consequences.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:47:45 PM

More Krazy crap
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:44:30 PM

Remember, Obama HATES anything that deals with Fossil Energy! You should have learned that by now!!
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:44:15 PM

Do it.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:40:53 PM

hope obama says yes
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:34:08 PM

I hope he gives the go
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:31:52 PM

Concidering the climate issue is really a hoax... now will be the opportunity to see if Obama is really a leader for the people or a road block to getting America back on the way to its former status (lost over the last 4 years).
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:28:50 PM

build it
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:27:21 PM

This will get passed as they don't want Canada sending their oil directly to China and the government knows that Canada will sell it if the US turns it down.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:24:57 PM

What are you waiting for Mr President? Just do it!
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:23:34 PM

obuma? she don't know ____ !!!
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:22:44 PM

This will create jobs. Of course our President somehow failed to mention jobs in his recent Inaugural Address. His Jobs Council hasn't met in over a year. IHMO his plan to reduce unemployment is to get more and more people to give up looking for jobs and thus be dropped by the government bean counters from the unemployment stats.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:20:48 PM

so we are hosed
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:17:56 PM

We'll see.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:16:32 PM

again just do it
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:13:53 PM

build it!!
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:09:01 PM

that will not happen
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:06:52 PM

Maybe there are good reasons to be cautious!
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:06:50 PM

If it to help US it won't happen!
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:05:12 PM

LetemEatCake: agree with you both.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:05:10 PM

Now it is Obama's court and he had better get workers doing their jobs.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:05:02 PM

S.O.S again !
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:04:54 PM

This pipeline will help our economy and there are safety features in place.
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 9:04:45 PM

Git 'er done
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MAY BE LETS C
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