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Reject Keystone XL. It is about US ecology, not global climate

The US State Department released its Keystone XL pipeline report.  Guess what?  It concluded that accepting or rejecting XL would have little affect on world climate. XL – pretty small stuff.  The State Department report is right as far as … Continue reading

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Keystone XL Is About Exports

Is the Keystone XL push to the Texas coast for American energy or for export? The U.S. EIA released a new graph that is an attention-getter. In 2011, petroleum exports exceeded imports. This was the first time for this in … Continue reading

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Pipeline spills and Keystone XL

Pipeline spills are common about the world and certainly in the U.S.  This post is an adjunct to LastTechAge major post on Keystone XL, bringing previously published data into view again. Here is only part of a New York Times … Continue reading

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Keystone XL – The Balance Sheet

The U.S. will soon make a decision on to allow the build of the “final” segments to the Keystone pipe line, or not.  This proposal is called Keystone XL by TransCanada Corporation. It is to replace parts and to build … Continue reading

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