It’s official – break out the champagne!! The U.S. State Department just announced that it would delay making a decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline until after it had undergone extensive further review, including a search for an alternate routing. Yes, this is the same decision that PM Harper called a “no-brainer”. Tar Sands Action just posted this reflection:
Take a moment today to walk outside and enjoy the beautiful, threatened earth that is a little safer a little longer thanks to you.
Savor it. Remember what it’s like to achieve unlikely wins. We’ll need this feeling when we embark on what’s next.
Read more at the New York Times, “U.S. Delays Decision on Pipeline Until After Election”
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