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State Department to release favorable report on Keystone, Canadian Press says

The U.S. State Department will release its environmental assessment of TransCanada's (TRP) Keystone XL pipeline shortly, and the report will acknowledge that Alberta's oilsands are carbon-intensive but also apparently states the pipeline itself isn't any more of a threat to the environment than other modes of transporting oil, reported The Canadian Press, citing a source at an environmental group.