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Keystone is Political Oil Spill

The Keystone Pipeline project that was supposed to bring oil from the Alberta, Canada to Texan refineries has become a sticky situation. Build or not? Obama has decided to sit on it.

Advocates argue job creation stable and safe source of oil. This will allow US to wean itself from Opec and be politically stronger in Middle East negations

Those against are worried of environmental impact. Extracting the oil is resource intensive and dirtier.

Agar of Newstalk1010 asks, how is shipping oil on massive tankers, then trucking it across the country any more environmentally friendly or any bit less risky?

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