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Maryland state senator to join White House pipeline protest

Activists protesting the Keystone oil pipeline hold a sit-in outside the White House. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)

Sen. Paul Pinsky (D-Prince George’s) plans to join the group of environmental activists Friday, reports the Associated Press. Pinsky says he will risk arrest.

The Keystone oil pipeline would transport oil from Alberta, Canada, through the United States, across the Great Plains to refineries along the Gulf Coast in Texas.

Md. Sen. Paul Pinsky (D-Prince George’s)

On Tuesday, Maryland’s offshore wind debate was renewed as Republican and Democratic state senators questioned Gov. Martin O’Malley’s plan to subsidize an offshore wind farm by increasing residents’ electric rates.


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