Unethical Oil: DeSmogBlog Investigations Into Alberta Tar Sands Scandals

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Unethical Oil: DeSmogBlog Investigations Into Alberta Tar Sands Scandals

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As expected, President Obama today vetoed the Republican bill attempting to allow TransCanada to finish constructing the Keystone XL tar sands export pipeline. While the veto received praise from environmentalists, along with encouragement to reject the pipeline entirely, the veto provides little consolation to those in Texas who already have the southern route of the pipeline moving Canadian tar sands under their land. 

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