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We'll certainly this year is elections hot button hot button issue TransCanada re applying.
For a permit to build a five billion dollar oil pipeline to bring oil from candidate to the Gulf of Mexico.
This new proposal in -- environmentally sensitive areas so will this time be -- charm.
Charles -- is the president of the American fuel and Petro chemical manufacturers association.
Say much for joining us since this all the environmental problem does it avoid the area and and there can't be any objections from environmentalists and in your point of view.
All I think there's always going to be objections from somebody who wants America off oil natural gas and other fossil fuels the the question -- is.
Are we done and -- we gonna take this opportunity again.
Have another opportunity for us by our by our good friends and neighbors to the north in Canada.
To help -- -- the United States.
Provide energy security and national security for our productive for our nation in American consumers yeah.
You know I hear you but I'm just wondering and it it goes around -- sensitive area why not just do that the first place.
Well -- again to State Department had to prove that they had approved the original.
Rodman now that it is gone around that he -- -- did that people in Nebraska the governor.
There is absolutely no excuse left in the presidents -- -- administration's bagged.
To stop -- stop this pipeline this thing should have been under construction.
-- to going to president insists this is a shovel ready project is -- shovel ready.
Is there a downside to this -- looks like it's a little bit longer.
Well it's a little bit longer is gonna take a little longer to build but the downside is not in involvement in the -- the downside is not.
Is not term -- at the downside is keeping.
Barrels a day of good Canadian crude oil.
Not to mention the -- -- the 150000.
Additional barrels coming out of other out of the Dakotas with a -- and reserves.
That can figure refineries in the Gulf Coast that are the most.
Providing American consumers American jobs even even rich trumka the president of the AFL CI OK -- instead we need to get this done.
Yet no doubt I mean that we hear -- you -- on message this is about labor vs the environment as well I mean that's one of the other subtext to this whole fight.
Patty is gonna turn out if you had to really got an -- you wanted to -- What do you think is gonna.
Happening now well I've already lost fifty cents on the last two -- well.
But but I in -- -- I I don't but this is not this is not hope this is something to have to be done.
Value to -- -- -- in year in the year reduction you talked about the politics.
What the politics.
65 to 70% of the American people want this thing done the unions want this thing done.
I don't -- give me your bet is it gonna happen what will tell me how you think the politics are gonna play -- we won't have to it I'm just it just your perspective.
I I I believe that it's time for the president and and his supporters in the administration and congress.
To take a long hard look at their policies of of of an anti fossil fuels and to -- to the realization that this is an energy rich country not energy for.
That that we're not going to overnight transform our energy from fossil fuels and something that doesn't exist -- can't compete.
So yeah if the president cares about the American consumer and American people in America energy national security yet hit he'll -- permanent.
Our satellite thanks so much we appreciate you joining us know Rosa thanks for having me.