42,000 New Construction Jobs May Come as US State Department Moves Closer to Approving Keystone Pipeline Project

Hiring managers may be busier than usual in the coming months, thanks to the U.S. State Department. Officials have admitted the controversial Keystone XL pipeline could pose substantial environmental problems but issued a draft environmental impact statement concluding there are no viable alternatives. According to USNews.com, the fed’s conclusion preliminarily clears the way for the oil pipeline project. “The report noted the potential for economic development and growth in impoverished communities along the pipeline’s pathway, saying it could produce as many as 42,000 new construction jobs.” President Obama will make the final decision. http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/03/01/17149564-state-department-admits-keystone-environmental-impact-but-says-theres-no-better-way?lite

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