Joe Biden: ‘I Was Against Keystone from the Beginning’

‘It is tarsands that we don’t need — that in fact is very, very high pollutant’

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BIDEN: "I've been against Keystone from the beginning. It is tar sands that we don't need, that, in fact, is in a very, very high pollutant, number one. I'm not going to go shut down, for example, the -- they talk about all these other programs. The other programs that exist, we're going to transition gradually to get to a clean economy. But the idea of shutting down Keystone as if that is the thing that keeps the oil industry moving is just not rational. And by the way, it is not economically nor in my view environmentally make any sense."

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