Tar Sands Pipeline Plan Renews Energy vs. Environment Debate

A new oil pipeline has been proposed across the center of the US:

A proposed pipeline would carry oil from Canadian tar sands fields to Texas refineries, but the project has sparked high-profile protests. Jeffrey Brown discusses the controversial Keystone XL pipeline proposal with the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research’s Robert Bryce and environmentalist Bill McKibben. (from the Newhours)

The proposed map of the pipeline:

Here’s a piece from the Newshour about it:

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