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Canada Envoy’s Keystone Message to Obama: ‘Go with Science’

(Agence France-Presse)

Canada’s envoy to Washington urged U.S. President Barack Obama Thursday to approve the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying he wants to “correct the myths” about the controversial project.

Ambassador Gary Doer met in the U.S. Capitol with two senators – one Democrat, one Republican – who support the pipeline that would transport Alberta oil sands crude to refineries along the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Doer said environmental studies, along with Obama’s own criteria for a pipeline, “would allow and require the president, notwithstanding symbolism, to go with science and facts.” Click here to read more.