Posted June 26, 2014
Support for Keystone XL Pipeline is Almost Universal
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.
Read more: http://wapo.st/TBBoOU
More industry news:
America’s Getting Older, Except in the Plains Energy Rush States: http://wapo.st/1pmtGXy
Energy Boom Fuels Economic Growth in Midwest: http://bit.ly/1lste6J
U.S. Shale Boom Offsetting Oil Lost in Middle East Unrest: http://bit.ly/1qbcyng
Column: White House Doesn’t Mention Fracking Lowering CO2 Emissions: http://bit.ly/1rE81qW
Blog: More LNG Exports, More Benefits to the Entire Country: http://exxonmobil.co/1mywqhc
Blog: New York Has Something in Common with Ukraine – Energy Dependence: http://bit.ly/1lid3Ef
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mary Schaper is a Digital Communications Manager for the American Petroleum Institute. She previously worked on Capitol Hill for the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee as Digital Director and for Senator Lisa Murkowski. Before coming to D.C., she spearheaded digital strategy for Murkowski's successful Senate write-in campaign in 2010. Schaper enjoys traveling and taking in the local culture alongside her husband, their son and loyal springer spaniel.