Washington, D.C. —(ENEWSPF)--November 6, 2015. President Barack Obama announced today that he would not approve the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress, issued the following statement in response to the president’s announcement:
Today, President Obama rejected more than a single pipeline; he rejected a future in which the country doubles down on the most-polluting fossil fuels available. Development of tar sands crude—the most carbon-intensive oil on the planet—is . . .