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Keystone XL (KXL)

1. Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! During its construction, KXL will create 20,000 direct jobs and an additional 118,000 indirect jobs for American workers.
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2. KXL will pay over $5 billion in taxes to the communities along the pipeline’s route. Can you say, new roads and well-funded local services?

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3. Cha-Ching! KXL will also generate $20 billion in economic benefits for the U.S. economy during construction.

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Dakota Access (DAPL)

4. DAPL construction has created roughly 33,000 jobs, but I guess the fracktivist protestors don’t care about those…

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5. In North Dakota, DAPL already created nearly 7,700 jobs generating $450 million in labor income! That’s a lot of dinero.

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6. But wait, there’s more! DAPL contributed around $32.9 million for state government and $1.7 million for local governments through taxes—and that’s just in North Dakota!

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7. Starting strong! DAPL will generate about $13.1 million in new property tax revenue for North Dakota local governments in just its FIRST. YEAR.

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*mic drop*