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June 25, 2013


Obama Ties Keystone Decision to Climate Impact

President Obama said the Keystone XL pipeline "should be approved only if it doesn't 'exacerbate' carbon pollution, as he unveiled a sweeping new plan to tackle climate change," the Wall Street Journal reports.

In a closely watched speech, Obama "also said he would direct the Environmental Protection Agency to create carbon standards for both new and existing power plants, one of the largest sources of greenhouse-gas emissions in the U.S."

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