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Protests Mount over Keystone Pipeline

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Increased non-violent direct action seems to be a harbinger of mounting pressure by environmentalists across the country to persuade President Barack Obama to shut down the Keystone XL pipeline altogether for the sake of the health of the planet.

The President is also under pressure from Canadian officials and the oil industry to give the $7 billion, 1,700-mile pipeline project a green light for the sake of the health of the global economy. Industry supporters continue to claim the project "will create 20,000 shovel-ready jobs," even though TransCanada chief executive Russ Girling admitted a year ago that the number is false, about three times too high.

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