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Sabrina Fang

Sabrina Fang
Posted March 14, 2013

Over 400 members of Minnesota's Building Trades unions, including three state presidents and Harry Melander, President of the Minnesota State Building and Construction Trades Council, gathered on the State Capitol steps for a rally in support of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Rick Terven, Executive Vice President at United Association, gave a rousing fifteen minute speech exhorting pipe-fitters, teamsters, laborers, operating engineers and electrical workers to contact the Department of State. "Four times this project has been reviewed and four times the conclusion has been the same. We will build Keystone safe and it will be reliable."

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Sabrina Fang

Sabrina Fang
Posted March 5, 2013

More from around the web on the new State Department draft analysis of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, which, again, proved the economic benefits and lack of negative environmental impacts from the pipeline?  First to the Washington Post:

In its 2,000 pages, the report dismantled the case that nixing the Canadian pipeline must be a priority for anyone concerned about climate change, explaining anew that accepting or rejecting the project won’t make much difference to global emissions, U.S. oil consumption or world oil markets.

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Sabrina Fang

Sabrina Fang
Posted December 4, 2012

During a conference call with reporters on the Keystone XL pipeline, we made them aware of a new poll from Nebraska, where a public hearing on this important energy project was scheduled. The 2012 Nebraska Rural Poll found support for the Keystone XL at 65 percent with people living in non-metropolitan areas – which include counties the pipeline would cross.

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Sabrina Fang

Sabrina Fang
Posted November 20, 2012

A giant inflatable pipeline moving down Washington’s Pennsylvania Avenue made some headlines over the weekend as opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline and oil sands sought influence over President Obama’s decision on the project, likely to be one of 2013’s most anticipated

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