The country’s first planned industrial town, Pullman Historic District, was determined to be of “national significance” by the National Park Service in 2013 and was identified as a “national treasure” last year by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
The EPA told the State Department approving Keystone would risk potential spills, a "significant increase in greenhouse gas emissions," and due to global oil price volatility, an increased likelihood that much more tar sands oil would get burned.
The number of people who will be affected if Homeland Security's funding bill runs out include: "Over 40,000 Border Patrol and Customs agents. Over 50,000 airport screeners. Over 13,000 immigration officers. Over 40,000 men and women in the Coast Guard."