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Spring 2012

volume 27 no 1
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From the Editor

Victory is sweet. In January, the Obama administration rejected the proposed 1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline that would have moved Canadian tar sands oil across the United States. A year ago, the pipeline was a backburner issue even among environmental groups. By the start of 2011 it had catapulted to the top of the national agenda and had even gotten wrapped up in the wrangling over whether tens of millions of Americans would get a payroll tax break. The White House’s decision against the pipeline marked a major victory for greens.

Of course, as David …more


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