Environmental Movement to Test Its Muscle in Keystone Final Stretch

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Green groups have often touted that their network of anti-Keystone XL supporters is millions strong—will they turn up to voice their opposition?

By Katherine Bagley

With the Obama administration heading into the endgame on the Keystone XL decision, now comes the final test for a resurgent U.S. environmental movement that has put all its chips on blocking the Canada-to-Texas tar sands pipeline.

"[This] is our last chance to convince the administration and the American people that this pipeline isn’t actually beneficial, that it isn’t in the national interest," said Danielle Droitsch, director of the Canada Project at the Natural Resources Defense Council, one of the many green groups fighting the pipeline.

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