A day after Canadian oil company TransCanada agreed to reroute its proposed Keystone oil pipeline around Nebraska’ ecologically sensitive Ogallala Aquifer, the State Department refused to budge on a new environmental review of the project that is not slated for completion until 2013 — after the presidential election. The State Department on Tuesday denied that the delay is designed to appease environmentalists, a core constituency of the Obama administration. (via State Department Won’t Budge On Call For Pipeline Review Despite Rerouting | Fox News)

A day after Canadian oil company TransCanada agreed to reroute its proposed Keystone oil pipeline around Nebraska’ ecologically sensitive Ogallala Aquifer, the State Department refused to budge on a new environmental review of the project that is not slated for completion until 2013 — after the presidential election. The State Department on Tuesday denied that the delay is designed to appease environmentalists, a core constituency of the Obama administration. (via State Department Won’t Budge On Call For Pipeline Review Despite Rerouting | Fox News)