The proposed Keystone XL pipeline would carry dirty tar sands oil from Canada’s Boreal forest to refineries in Texas, driving more destruction of songbird habitat, fueling global warming, and threatening drinking water for millions of Americans. The U.S. State Department is rushing towards approval of this fiasco, which is designed to enrich the oil giants. Please send a message telling Secretary Clinton to reject this disaster in the making. Send Message: https://secure.nrdconline.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=2374&JServSessionIdr004=j8r2ic2au1.app306a watch Video:http://youtu.be/ZCNHcIx4gtU
It is unconscionable that your agency has still not studied the far-reaching dangers of this Big Oil-sponsored pipeline -- or fully considered the clean energy alternatives. Your Administration's own EPA has called your latest review "environmentally objectionable." I call on you to deliver the kind of "robust review" that both you and President Obama promised the nation. An unvarnished report of this pipeline's true environmental and economic costs will make it crystal clear that it is NOT in our national interest and must be rejected.
The Keystone XL pipeline will enrich the oil giants while Americans pay for it with our environment, our climate and even our lives. As we move toward a clean energy future, there is no room for the most destructive oil on the planet. I urge you to prevent this disaster-in-the-making by rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline.