N.D. regulator makes case for Keystone XL pipeline approval

05/7/2013 | Washington Times, The

TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline would increase the efficiency of U.S. oil deliveries and help curb greenhouse-gas emissions, said Lynn Helms, director of mineral resources at the North Dakota Industrial Commission. "It would mean 300 to 500 [fewer] long-haul truck trips from oil and gas wells to rail stations in western North Dakota," Helms said. "For every year the Keystone is delayed, we emit 1 million kilograms of greenhouse gases per day that would not be emitted" if the project is rejected, Helms said.

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