PBS NewsHour

Environment, Economy at Heart of Keystone XL Pipeline Debate

Clip: 10/10/2011 | 8m 29s

A Canadian company wants to build a $13 billion, 1,700-mile pipeline to carry crude oil from the so-called tar sands region in Alberta through six states and a major aquifer to Texas for refining. Correspondent Tom Bearden reports from Nebraska on the high-stakes environmental and economic battle over the Keystone XL project.

Aired: 10/10/11

Rating: NR

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