Objection pipeline across America, people surrounded the White House
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Objection pipeline across America, people surrounded the White House

Toronto : Canada | Nov 07, 2011 at 6:46 AM PST
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House Session 2011-07-26 (14:01:27-15:02:29)

Demonstrations for the Obama administration to cancel plans to build roads Keystone XL pipeline worth billions of dollars to runfrom Canada to the U.S. state of Texas because of environmental reasons yesterday (6 / 11).

The protesters want to press, forcing the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama plans to cancel the long-standingpursuit of building an oil pipeline TransCanada Keystone XLGroup Corp which is expected to be used to transport crude oil from Canada to the United States.

That's because they think that the emissions released during theextraction of oil from the sand will cause serious impacts toclimate change.

On Sunday, thousands including women and children gathered inthe area around the White House, including the presidential palace, the Treasury ... to protest.

This demonstration may be adversely affecting the reputation of Barack Obama in the race to the throne in 2012 the first U.S. president to come. Obama is currently facing many politicalpitfalls else whether he can continue or cancel plans to build thispipeline.

The Obama administration is considering the request of the protesters.

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Le Thi Bich Lan is based in Vũng Tàu, Đông Nam Bộ, Vietnam, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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