Anti-keystone Billionaire: Obama ‘ringing the Keystone death knell’

Reuters reports:

Both pipeline proponents and pipeline haters cheered his remarks – an unusual reaction.

Environmental groups, who are convinced the pipeline spells doom for the planet, were encouraged.

Tom Steyer, a billionaire former hedge fund investor and Democratic fundraiser who has backed a campaign to reject the pipeline, said Obama was “ringing the Keystone death knell.”

Jim Murphy, senior counsel for National Wildlife Federation, called it “a huge step towards rejection of this pipeline.”

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