Fla. congressman touts economic benefits of Keystone XL project

01/5/2012 | Palm Beach Daily News (Fla.)

TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline would generate 20,000 jobs in various U.S. sectors and spur economic growth, said Rep. Allen West, R-Fla. The project would also help reduce energy imports, which is particularly important amid Iran's threat to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, a key global oil shipping channel, West added.

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