The U.S. State Department is reviewing the pipeline proposal and, along with President Obama, must determine if the project is in the national interest before issuing a decision. According to a new economic analysis from the Cornell University Global Labor Institute the proposed pipeline could destroy more U.S. jobs than it creates. Director of the Institute Shawn Sweeny says increases in gas prices will have a job killing effect. (That interview is attached below)

Sweeney says  the construction of  Keystone XL Pipeline will create far fewer jobs in the U.S. than its proponents have claimed and may actually destroy more jobs than it generates.