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Wrong Direction

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'I was an enthusiastic supporter of the president then and I still am - I consider his environmental record a tremendous improvement over his predecessor’s.

'But that record is still being written, and it is heading in the wrong direction. If the president approves the Keystone XL pipeline on the basis of the lobbying and bad science that has been offered to support it, much of his good work will be undone and a business-as-usual atmosphere will settle back on Washington like a heavy cloud. It would be a bad end to what could still be a very strong environmental legacy.'