Keystone XL Pipeline Decision Is Bombshell Political Issue - Yahoo! News
The Keystone XL Pipeline could turn out to be the exploding dye-pack of the Obama administration's energy policy. In order for the most recent debt extension to pass Congress, the president agreed to a February 21 deadline for deciding whether to approve or halt the plan. The proposed Keystone XL Pipeline is a conduit for shipping Canadian oil to refineries in Texas. There is a split in the president's base, with environmentalists opposed and unions favoring construction.