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Tags: GOP | Obama | Keystone | Pipeline

GOP Pushes Obama to OK Keystone XL Pipeline

By    |   Saturday, 30 March 2013 03:23 PM

Republicans, in their weekly address, pushed President Barack Obama to allow work to proceed on the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline.

“Keystone is primed to give our economy a shot in the arm and make energy more affordable, and it won’t cost the taxpayers a dime," Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., said in the address.

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Trans Canada’s proposed pipeline passes through the United States from the Canadian border and extends to the Gulf of Mexico. The project is under review by the White House, with Democrats split on the issue, The Hill newspaper notes.

The oil industry and labor unions are pressuring Obama to back the Keystone project. Environmental groups strongly oppose it, The Hill reports.

In the Saturday GOP address, Terry urged the White House to back the project to lower U.S. energy costs, create 140,000 jobs and boost the economy. Polls show 70 percent of Americans favor Keystone, Terry said.

“The people and the Congress have spoken,” he said. “The experts have weighed in. Now it’s the time to build the Keystone pipeline. No more delays, no more politics.”

 


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Republicans, in their weekly address, pushed President Barack Obama to allow work to proceed on the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline.
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