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Obama's Politics Trump Commonsense Energy Policy on Pipeline Delay

November 14, 2011 J

By James Valvo

Once again President Obama has used extra-congressional powers to block America’s access to affordable, dependable sources of energy. Amid his administration’s dizzying array of EPA regulatory rewrites and his green energy political favoritism toward Solyndra, the president just announced that he will delay final approval of the Keystone oil pipeline from Canada that would have transported the product to Gulf Coast refiners. This delay will push the final decision until after the November 2012 elections.

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