Signed, sealed, delivered – Indian Country Today

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Signed, sealed, delivered

Posted: April 21, 2008
by: Stephanie Woodard

Environmental concerns plague fast-tracked oil pipeline

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – In March 2008, the U.S. Department of State issued a federal permit for the 2,000-mile TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, which would carry heavy crude oil from the oil sands of northern Alberta across seven U.S. states to Oklahoma. The document was signed, even though mandated government-to-government consultations with concerned Native nations were described as ”ongoing” by the State Department.

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