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Debate heats up regarding the tar sands pipeline from Canada to Texas, USA.

While activists oppose the massive pipeline for a variety of reasons, including potential oil spills, the major issue at stake is climate change. Oil from tar sands carried a significantly heavier carbon burden than other oil sources. Many activists have come to view the Keystone Pipeline XL as a litmus test of sorts for the Obama Administration, which has largely disappointed them on environmental and climate issues. 

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