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Canadian officials in D.C. to push Keystone closer to approval

GasBuddy Blog -- Are we finally moving closer to approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline?

Alberta Premier Alison Redford must certainly hope so as she is in Washington DC this week to meet with American lawmakers. Her
three-day trip with Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations Cal Dallas and Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development Diana McQueen is Redford's fourth visit in the past 18 months to the U.S. capital.

According to Canada's Sun News Network, Dallas said the team plans to highlight Alberta's environmental record and clean technology development. Specifically, they will discuss Alberta's investments in carbon capture and its $312-million clean technology fund.

"It's quite clear...


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2013 5:49:39 AM

goldrose: you've got that right.
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goldrose1
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2013 11:34:23 PM

Canada needs to get their product somewhere so they can sell it.
This will not help US property holders whose lands are used or US taxpayers.
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garywa01
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2013 6:40:22 PM

Let's get on with it
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:45:29 AM

Rick52 said: "They just want to get their Oil to the Export terminal..This will not help the US.."

Right, Rick. It's good to see someone is paying attention!
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:40:11 AM

harleydoctor said: "You voted for a president that is ANTI-GROWTH, shame on you........"

He's not entirely anti-growth. There's been an explosion in stupidity since he's been in office! It's spreading like cancer!
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:39:07 AM

Good luck.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:34:31 AM

Just wait and see.

People with money will get what they want one way or another.
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Rick52
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:30:47 AM

They just want to get their Oil to the Export terminal..This will not help the US..
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:30:08 AM

Like pushing a rope with this administration.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:28:35 AM

Good luck to Redford
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:28:29 AM

Yay!
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:28:10 AM

Just build the darn pipeline and get it over with!!!!!!
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:28:02 AM

no - obuma and his green luddites will keep this from happening
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:27:39 AM

old news...it will be built sooner or later!!
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Yesterday's OLD news...
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Let get it built
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:26:15 AM

Old.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:25:24 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:24:56 AM

wow
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:22:39 AM

Say pretty please.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:22:15 AM

Old news
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:22:12 AM

They're doing their part!
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:21:48 AM

Canada wants it more than us.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:21:45 AM

Why don't Canada build the pipeline in their yard???
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Barry, Harry & Nancy pushed their "Affordable Healthcare Act".The reality is it`s affordable for them as the taxpayers pickup 100% of their tab .We have to cope with double digit increases each year for ever decreasing coverage .
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:21:30 AM

Build the pipeline.
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Just get it done.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:19:12 AM

Old
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Everyone gets paid.
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Make it so!
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:17:59 AM

But why are we paying for it to be built if the Canadiens want it so bad.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:17:56 AM

How much tax-payer money (from both countries) is being spent just to try to get this passed?
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:17:47 AM

put the pipe line in
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:17:16 AM

...petro-nazis...
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:15:47 AM

Guess you gotta pay to play and use lobbyists in DC.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:15:39 AM

Get R built....
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believe it when i see it
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Good
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You voted for a president that is ANTI-GROWTH, shame on you........
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:12:32 AM

Old news.
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Old News..
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We'll see. Lots of lobbiest and pac's.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:11:13 AM

The president won't listen to his constituents, maybe he'll listen to the Canadians.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:09:03 AM

Old
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:07:49 AM

good luck to them i think they will need it
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Just please punch Obama for me while your're there.
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Good! This thing built
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:04:51 AM

now we've got Canadian lobbyists? Yikes!
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:02:33 AM

That's how things work in DC. You just keep pushing (lobbying), and pushing (lobbying), and pushing (spend even more money lobbying) until you get what you want. It doesn't matter if it's good or bad for the American public.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 6:02:28 AM

ok
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Old news
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