Oil Sands and the Keystone XL Pipeline: Background and Selected Environmental Issues

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This report looks at concerns about the Keystone XL pipeline. These include the need for a Presidential Permit, as the pipeline crosses and international border. Additionally, the report discusses specific environmental issues that the Keystone XL proposal raises.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: July 16, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Ramseur, Jonathan L.

Specialist in Environmental Policy

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Lattanzio, Richard K.

Analyst in Environmental Policy

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Luther, Linda

Analyst in Environmental Policy

Creator (Author):
Parfomak, Paul W.

Specialist in Energy and Infrastructure Policy

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Carter, Nicole T.

Specialist in Natural Resources Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: July 16, 2012
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United States
Description:

This report looks at concerns about the Keystone XL pipeline. These include the need for a Presidential Permit, as the pipeline crosses and international border. Additionally, the report discusses specific environmental issues that the Keystone XL proposal raises.

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54 pages.

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