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  •  I'm not a big fan (1+ / 0-)
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    Kickemout

    she was WAY too pro-coal.

    And did nothing to regulate fracking.

    Compared to those things, the Keystone pipeline is essentially irrelevant - it's projected to have contribute to something like a 0.06% increase in carbon emissions (yeah, it'd be better not to have that, but in the larger scheme of things it's negligible).

    •  The mercury standards on power plant emmissions (0+ / 0-)

      were no favor to coal. Nor was classifying carbon emissions as a health hazard. She could have been better on mountaintop removal but there were even a few victories in that department.

      I am not going to sit here and be an idle spectator to the diminution, the subversion, the destruction, of the Constitution. Barbara Jordan

      by Lcohen on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 10:11:47 AM PST

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    •  Keystone. (1+ / 0-)
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      The real issue with They Keystone XL pipeline is that it will be built over the largest aquifer in North America, potentially poisoning our largest source of water for our agricultural needs, not to mention drinking water...

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