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  •  A majority chunk of midwest refining capacity (2+ / 0-)
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    NoMoreLies, lunachickie

    is already on tar sands derivatives synthetic crude.

    The problem with KXL is that it will make the United States even more dependent on tar sands hydrocarbon sources than it is now, when these hydrocarbon products have a significantly increased climate footprint compared to conventionally produced crude oil.

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