Blocked on the Keystone XL, the Oil-Sands Industry Looks East

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Blocked on the Keystone XL, the Oil-Sands Industry Looks East

A proposed Energy East pipeline would send oil-sands crude across Canada to terminals on the Atlantic coast.
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Monday, October 27, 2014 - 12:00pm

The oil-sands industry in Alberta has a problem: It's capable of producing more oil than it can get to market. It has tried building new pipelines south into the United States—the famous Keystone XL project—and west to British Columbia. But both projects are stalled and face stiff opposition. Now a battle is heating up over the latest proposal: a 2,858-mile-long pipeline to Canada's east coast.

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Keywords: Energy | Alberta | Alternative Energy | Canada | Energy | Environment | Keystone XL | National Geographic | The Great Energy Challenge

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