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State Department Cozies Up To Oil Lobbyists In Tar Sands Pipeline Deal

The construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline is looking increasingly likely, despite fervent protests from environmental activists. As new correspondence shows, the government’s decision to support the massive pipeline project might be based more in close ties to oil lobbyists than in an independent analysis of risks and benefits. The pipeline would transport difficult-to-extract […]

October 3, 2011