According to an analysis of the Keystone XL pipeline – the project would likely have little impact on global climate change. According to White House spokesman Jay Carney – the report doesn’t represent a decision – but is another step in the process. But Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns wants President Obama to swiftly approve the pipeline project. He says it’s clear the project is in the best interest of the country and should be approved. Johanns notes studies have confirmed the project will have little to no impact on the environment. He says it will impact the economy by creating construction jobs and supplying energy sources from a friendly neighbor. Johanns points to the State of the Union Address – where the President touted an all-of-the-above energy strategy and said we need to streamline projects as a way to strengthen our economy.
Johanns says approval of the Keystone XL pipeline is the President’s chance to act on both goals and back up his words with action.
Source: NAFB News Service