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Sign the Petition to

Secretary of State John Kerry

Dear Secretary Kerry,

The Keystone XL pipeline is in Nebraska’s and America’s best interest. Please approve this overdue application and urge President Obama to issue a permit to finish the Keystone XL pipeline.

In Nebraska, our Department of Environmental Quality approved a new route avoiding the Sandhills, and the State Department confirmed minimal impact on the environment.

The Keystone XL pipeline would generate $1.8 billion in economic activity in Nebraska, including $580 million during the two-year construction phase. The project would create 5,500 construction jobs and 302 permanent jobs. The pipeline would generate $58.6 million in property tax revenue, $39.1 million in sales tax revenue, $23.4 million in income tax revenue, and $13.5 million in other tax revenue. And the U.S. Department of Energy found that KXL will decrease gasoline prices, which is important to Nebraska’s agricultural economy.

The 830,00 barrels a day the Keystone XL Pipeline has the capacity to deliver will displace overseas imports, improve our energy security, and encourage American energy development. KXL will provide a safe route to transport crude oil from the Bakken formation in North Dakota and Montana -which is certainly in our national interest.

Thank you for your consideration, please act now to approve Keystone XL and I urge you to act swiftly and approve the final leg of the Keystone pipeline system.

Signed,

Nebraskans for Jobs & Energy Independence

This petition closed over 1 year ago

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