Honor Sacred Ground

Dear all,

President Obama’s decision to put a hold on the Keystone XL pipeline from the Alberta Tar Sands has led to a storm of comment. Support for the pipeline from the petroleum industry, bolstered by some labor unions, cites wildly exaggerated numbers of jobs (in the tens or even thousands) during three years of construction. More realistically, a recent report by a Canadian agency cites a more modest 600 jobs generated. Continue reading