Activists target companies set to profit from Keystone XL Pipeline as Ryan budget moves forward in House
- Year: 2013
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The House of Representatives narrowly passed the Paul Ryan budget today, despite every Democrat and ten Republicans voting against it. The plan converts Medicare to a voucher program and cuts trillions of dollars of government spending. It also seeks to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. But environmental activists have been mobilizing this week against the cross country tar sands pipeline, targeting the companies who are bankrolling the project and are set to profit from its construction. FSRN’s Alice Ollstein has more.