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· · 2012
· · · January
· · · · 08 (2 entries)

Short-form Fragments · Week end­ing Sun­day 2012/01/08 ...
 
Oily Politics · The pol­i­tics start with whether you say “tar sands” or “oil sands”. What­ev­er you want to call them, they’re up in North­ern Al­ber­ta. Ob­servers of Amer­i­can pol­i­tics will have no­ticed the Key­stone XL pro­jec­t, which would take the sands’ crude oil south to Tex­as. North­ern Gate­way, the Cana­di­an ver­sion, would car­ry crude west to Kiti­mat on the Pa­cif­ic coast for ex­port to Asi­a; it’s in the news be­cause the pub­lic hear­ings start next week, with thou­sands queued up to of­fer opin­ion­s. I’m gen­er­al­ly con­tra, and in­creas­ing­ly op­ti­mistic ...
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