Green Party Urges President Obama, Secretary of State Kerry to Reject Tar-Sands Pipeline

The Maryland Green Party is hosting a petition for Marylanders to call on President Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. Click here to add your name. 

From the Green Party of the United States: "President Obama is standing at a crossroads right now. He can say no to the Keystone XL pipeline and prove that his administration is serious about reducing production and consumption of fossil fuels. Or he can satisfy Big Oil and major investors by okaying the pipeline's conveyance of dirty, dangerous tar-sands crude oil from Canada across the United States," said Darryl Moch, co-chair of the Green Party of the United States.

Green Party leaders called the State Department's Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, released last week, a troubling sign that the President might approve the pipeline soon.

The Green Party has strongly opposed the pipeline and is urging Secretary of State John Kerry and the State Department, as well as other agencies, to reject it...

Read the complete statement from the Green Party of the United States here.