Is your Nation running low on it's supply of precious finite oil reserves?! No worries, just have some sent over from neighboring countries! Never mind the environmental concern with the transport, refining and burning of the oil, it's still "less expensive" than those other ludicrous renewable, non thermoelectric sources of energy. At least that is about the gist I get from the currently operational Keystone oil pipeline and the proposed - but delayed for further environmental review (thank god) - Keystone XL Pipeline project. Check out this article from the blog EcoCentric about the proposed Keystone XL project, the threats it poses for the health of our nation, and the ever increasing need to address on a federal level the issue of water, energy and food coordinated management. Click the title, image or here to view the full post.