U.s State Department For Petroleum Extracted From The Alberta Oil Sands

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In 2005, the Canadian company at first proposed the pipeline, and applied to the U.S State Department for a construction permit in 2008. The proposed XL pipeline has the same origin and destination as an operational pipe, also called Keystone - granted presidential permit in 2008 by President George W Bush - but takes a more direct route. The XL pipeline would allow for an increased supply of oil from Canada. The Keystone XL pipeline is a proposed 1,179-mile (1,897km) pipe that would run from the oil sands in Alberta, Canada, to Steele City, Nebraska, where it could join an existing pipe. It could carry 830,000 barrels of oil each day.
The United States and Canada are crisscrossed by thousands of miles of oil and gas pipelines, but none
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It estimated that it would create about 35 permanent jobs. The pipeline could contribute about $3.4 billion to American economy.

2) My Policy Recommendations
The American government should think and making hard decision before building the Keystone Pipeline XL that would run 1,179-mile (1,897km) that across the United States. Why it is hard decision? The project is the national interest that related to economics, environmental, national security and foreign policy implications. Even though this is a crisscross between Canada and the US, but most of the lands that they are using belong to the United States. When something bad happen the United States lands will be the one who get polluted the most, and they do not know is the pipe is safe for a long-term operation. The United States should think for the future, not only the benefits that they will get in the present time.
My Specific Recommendation: Yes, I believe there is good reason why they should approve the Keystone Pipeline XL. Canada it the world’s second largest oil deposit after Saudi Arabia and I what I got from reading the TransCanada website www. keystone-xl.com. Approving the Keystone Pipeline XL it built modern infrastructure creates jobs and stimulates the U.S. economy. For the economy it represents more than a $5 billion private sector investment in a state-of-the-art energy infrastructure project projected to
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