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