The Republican National Committee posted on Twitter on Monday a video by the Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Project Director General announcing that “hundreds” of workers had been laid off after Joe Biden shut down. judgment in the first week in power.
General Manager working on the Keystone XL pipeline: “hundreds of guys” have already been laid off in Wisconsin as a result of Joe Biden’s executive order to halt construction of the pipelinehttps: //t.co/ub48J6VlTU pic.twitter.com/ZX1IP8ZmRU
– RNC Research (@RNCResearch) January 25, 2021
The unnamed manager said many of the laid-off workers live in Wisconsin.
Previously, many media companies had predicted that the shutdown of the pipeline could cause 11,000 workers working directly on the project to be fired and about 60,000 jobs indirectly related to being affected.
Unions and other workers will join the more than 11 million Americans who have been unemployed because of the Wuhan flu pandemic.
Like Barack Obama, Mr. Biden is sacrificing the work of the American people and of the energy independence of the United States to appease environmental activists who argue that shipping oil from Alberta, Canada, to refineries in the Gulf Coast, USA is a threat to the environment.
However, in fact, environmental reviews and many other studies show that oil transported by pipeline is safer for the environment than by truck or rail.
On Jan. 23, Frank Macchiarola, senior vice president for policy, economic and regulatory affairs at the American Petroleum Institute, said in an interview on Breitbart News’ SiriusXM program that Mr. Biden’s imposing a long-term ban on oil and gas development in federal waters and land could cause 1 million jobs to “disappear”.
Mr. Macchiarola also spoke of the possibility that Mr. Biden’s policies endanger America’s energy independence: “This shale revolution has opened up resources we never thought could be attainable and that means more jobs in the United States, lower energy costs and security. higher energy security ”.
He noted: “For the first time in 2019 in 67 years, [Hoa Kỳ] to become a net exporter of energy, not a net importer ”. “It’s a big deal. And the cancellation of the federal land lease agreement will make the country go in a different direction.