“The Obama administration’s decision to reject TransCanada’s pipeline proposal – at least for now – represents an historic win for the environmental movement.” -Jeremy Brecher and Brendan Smith of Grist
“I will build that pipeline if I have to do it myself.” -Mitt Romney
The debate over the Keystone Pipeline System is a critical 2012 election issue. It is a wedge issue dividing those that believe job creation is paramount from those that would not risk damage to the environment. It will have implications on jobs in Washington state companies that provide products, services, and technologies that supply the energy field. The Washington Clean Technology Alliance will host a debate on this issue between Ross MacFarlane of Climate Solutions and Scott Ferris, TransCanada’s director of government relations for the Western U.S. For more information on how to register, click here.