The Daily Caller investigates a top concern for everyone involved with the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline: once operating how safe is it?


Despite criticism from environmentalists, Keystone supporters argue that TransCanada is going above and beyond the safety features required by law to ensure that it will be the safest ever built.

“At the end of the day this is going to be the safest pipeline ever built in North America,” Michael Whatley, executive vice president of the Consumer Energy Alliance, told the Daily Caller News Foundation. “The State Department has said that on multiple occasions.”