Unlike Senator Carper, Senator Coons and Congressman Carney both stood up to Big Oil and voted no on the last-minute effort to force President Obama's hand on Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline, if built, would transport 830,000 barrelsday of the dirtiest fuel on earth from the tar sands in Canada to Gulf Coast refineries to be refined and exported. Because it crosses an international border, the pipeline requires a presidential permit. The State Department is undergoing a review process
- Provides chapter with a long-range vision of what the Club's conservation strategy and priorities should be over the next two to five years.
- Identifies conservation issues needing attention and worthy of chapter consideration.
- Develops conservation priorities.
- Designs plans and strategies for current conservation campaigns.
Meetings: Second Wednesday of each month at 7 pm in Room 9 of the Community Services Building, Wilmington.