Obama doubles down on low Keystone XL jobs creation estimate

08/05/2013
US President Barack Obama called energy an important US jobs creation area, but excluded the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline, in a July 30 Chattanooga, Tenn., address. "We need to keep creating good jobs in energy—in wind and solar and natural gas," he maintained. "Those new energy sources are reducing energy costs. They're reducing dangerous carbon pollution. They're reducing our dependence on foreign oil." This is not the time to cut new energy technology investments, he continued. "Now is the time to double down on renewable energy and biofuels and electric vehicles, and to put money into the research that will shift our cars and trucks off oil for good...
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