Another big one. There are many news sites for this one, including CNN, Fox, ABC…
Breaking News: President Obama Vetoes Keystone Pipeline, Condemning Big Oil and Gas.
Feb. 24, WASHINGTON: President Obama vetoes the KXL pipeline, his 3rd (and by far most notable) veto of his 6 year term in office.
In his words:
“Because this act of Congress conflicts with established executive branch procedures and cuts short thorough consideration of issues that could bear on our national interest—including our security, safety, and environment—it has earned my veto.”
The veto will set a precedent for more political action in the US in the fight against climate change, resource mis-management and habitat destruction, as well as sending a clear message to big oil and gas that we, the people, no longer wish to partake in the dirty dependency on fossil fuels.
The pipeline was set to cross the nation’s…