Keystone XL would create few U.S. jobs

Defenders of the Keystone XL pipeline have argued that the project is important for creating up to 20,000 new jobs in a struggling economy, but TransCanada, which owns the pipeline, said late last week that the number of permanent jobs would only number in the hundreds.

This is video of an interview on CNN with Robert Jones, VP of the pipeline for TransCanada:

Critics have argued that even the number of temporary construction jobs for the project have been inflated by the company.

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