The recent defeat of the Keystone Pipeline bill in the Senate means that President Obama won’t be vetoing the bill, yet, if at all. When the new Congress takes office after the first of the year, however, the bill will be reintroduced. Opponents of the bill express worries about the global warming and climate change that will result from the pipeline’s fossil fuels.
Meanwhile, the White House has indicated that they may be willing to make a deal with the soon-to-be Republican-controlled Congress. Is playing politics in the future for this and other environmental policies? Read more