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Keystone XL Pipeline: Not Needed, Too Expensive, Better Solutions

May 21, 2010

Plains Justice has published a policy brief about the Keystone XL pipeline.

Some tidbits you may not know:
Pipeline capacity from Canada to the U.S. is already overbuilt.

Building too many pipelines will cut into shipper profits and increase prices at the gas pump.

Three of TransCanada’s oil shippers say TransCanada sent a letter to them in 2008 reporting substantial cost overruns on the Keystone I pipeline. They’re now suing TransCanada to get out of their contracts.

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