Sen. Heitkamp makes case for Keystone XL pipeline approval

06/26/2013 | Bismarck Tribune (N.D.), The

Several years of reviews have confirmed that TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline will have a minimal impact on the environment, said Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., in response to President Barack Obama's remarks about the project. According to Obama, the pipeline's impact on the climate should be considered before it is approved. "We have pipeline already crisscrossing the country, and we continue to lay new lines every day in order to move U.S. and Canadian oil to refineries," Heitkamp said.

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