FreedomWorks’ Statement on Barack Obama’s Rejection of Keystone XL

Following President Barack Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, FreedomWorks CEO Adam Brandon commented:

“Barack Obama’s rejection of Keystone XL shows his blind commitment to radical, destructive environmental policies that hurt the economy. His own State Department’s review of the pipeline shows that it would have little environmental impact. In fact, the alternatives to the pipeline – such as rail or truck – would actually produce higher emissions.”

“From this administration’s war on coal to its subsidies to crony green energy companies to its rejection of Keystone XL, it’s clear that radical environmentalists, who seem to want to take us back to the Stone Age, are driving energy policy in the United States.”

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