Ronald Bailey Predicts Obama Will Neither Approve Nor Disapprove the Keystone Pipeline

Keystone OilA week ago, the U.S. Department of State issued
yet another environmental study that found that the constructing
the Keystone pipeline to transport 830,000 barrels of oil per day
from Canada to the Gulf coast would not significantly worsen
man-made climate change. Pipeline proponents declared that the
State Department’s review means that the project should be
immediately greenlighted. Outraged environmental activists
threatened massive civil disobedience and a hissy fit at the polls
in November if President Obama dares to decide that building the
pipeline is in the “national interest.” Reason Science
Correspondent Ronald Bailey predicts that our politically savvy
president will deviously dither over his decision until after the
polls close in November.

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