June 27, 2014
WHICH IS WHY THE UR WILL SIGN OFF ON IT:
Support for Keystone XL pipeline is almost universal (AARON BLAKE June 26, 2014, Washington Post)
Even Democrats who prefer to develop alternate energy sources before expanding the use of fossil fuels say they want the Keystone XL pipeline built.The new Pew "Political Typology" report shows huge majorities of all four Democratic-leaning groups support the development of wind, solar and hydrogen alternatives to oil, coal and natural gas.But of those same four groups, the Keystone XL pipeline is still overwhelmingly popular in three of them.Among "hard-pressed skeptics," "next generation left" and "faith and family left," support for Keystone is two-to-one. So even as a group like the "next generation left" group supports alternate energy over fossil fuels 83-11, it still backs Keystone 62-28.
Posted by Orrin Judd at June 27, 2014 7:53 PM