Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that she opposes construction of the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, an announcement that ends years of declining to weigh in on the controversial project that environmentalists are battling hard to defeat.Clinton’s comments came just as most of Washington’s attention was turned to the arrival of Pope Francis in D.C. According to a copy of her remarks provided by the presidential campaign, Clinton said, “I think it is imperative that we look at the Keystone Pipeline as what I believe it is—a distraction from the important work we have to do to combat climate change, and unfortunately, from my perspective, one that interferes with our ability to move forward to deal with all the other issues. Therefore, I oppose it.”
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Confirmed: Hillary Clinton opposes Keystone XL Pipeline...
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