Building the Keystone pipeline would put thousands to work now

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Author(s) The Washington Times editorial board
Source The Washington Times
Date December 25, 2014
Quotes-start.png The two-year building time will generate 42,000 jobs, including 9,000 construction jobs. The rest of the nation enjoys a 5.8 percent unemployment rate, but it’s 7.5 percent in the construction trades. That determines a longer spell between projects for many workers. Public and private spending on construction remains 13 percent below pre-recession rates. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Pipeline should be built on the topic Keystone XL pipeline.