Stop the Tar Sands Pipeline

November 2011

President Obama puts Keystone XL on hold

The White House announces that the State Department will undertake a new and thorough review of the pipeline's true environmental costs. The decision is a huge victory for hundreds of thousands of NRDC activists, who carried this fight to the White House and beseeched the President — against all odds — to face down unimaginable pressure from the oil giants and make clear that the American people's health, safety and environment come first.