This is beyond disgusting. Last month, after years of protests, demonstrations, and arrests (as well as serious accusations of fraud), President Obama backed off from a fast-track approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline. The megabillion project, which would transport dirty tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada across the heartland of America to Gulf Coast Refineries, […]
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The deal – to cut a total of $39 billion – was announced Friday, but those devlish details had to be worked out. Negotiators worked nonstop through the weekend and late into the night last night, and released the plan this morning.
Last week we learned that a deal had been struck and the government wasn’t going to shut down. This week, we learn about the collateral damage: What ugly things were agreed to in the process.
Item #1: Gray wolves are being stripped of their status as an endangered species across most of the northern Rockies.