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April 22, 2013
More than One Million Comments Urge Obama Administration to Reject Keystone XL
Public Comments highlight that Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is all risk and no reward
Washington, DC – Opponents of Keystone XL have submitted more than one million comments urging President Obama, Secretary Kerry and the State Department following the publication of the latest deficient environmental review urging that the dirty and dangerous Keystone XL tar sands pipeline be rejected. Across the diverse pipeline opponents who spoke in Nebraska and the one million people who provided comments, there is a common message: Keystone XL is all risk and no