Sen. Corker seeks Senate panel hearing on Keystone XL delay

11/20/2011 | Hill, The

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry, D-Mass., should hold a hearing on the federal government's decision to postpone the final ruling for TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline until at least 2013, said Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. "This decision is disturbing and appears to put election year politics ahead of economic growth and energy security," he said in a letter to Kerry. Corker said he is worried about the potential effects of the delay on job generation.

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