June 3, 2014
EPA Emissions Rule May Influence Decision on Keystone XL (Alan Neuhauser, June 3, 2014, US News)
Posted by Orrin Judd at June 3, 2014 8:00 PMRobert Stavins, professor of environmental economics at Harvard University, suspects the EPA rule gives Obama some clearance to approve the pipeline."The major [environmental] groups ... are uniformly pleased with the EPA proposal. Clearly that gives him some kind of leeway with Keystone, particularly given the fact that most economic analysts have said that Keystone is very likely to not have any sort of effect on CO2 emissions," Stavins says.