How Many Louisiana Jobs Are Actually At Stake In Keystone Debate?

npr.org – With the Louisiana Senate runoff driving votes in both chambers of Congress on the Keystone XL pipeline, here’s a question: How many of those jobs will actually be in Louisiana? The answer: zero. “I don’t think it goes through that state,” laughed Sean Sweeney, a Cornell University researcher who co-authored a 2012 report that questioned many of the justifications for the project. “This is less about jobs numbers than it is about advancing the fossil fuel industry’s agenda.

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