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“GOP Governors, Canadian Leader Press Obama to Approve Keystone Pipeline”

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin is among 10 governors renewing pressure on Obama to approve the Canada-to-Gulf Coast Keystone XL Pipeline, the southern portion of which is already under construction in Oklahoma.


Ten GOP governors and the premier of Saskatchewan are putting fresh pressure on President Obama to greenlight the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would bring Canadian oil sands to Gulf Coast refineries. The letter is part of an intense political and lobbying battle as the White House inches closer to a decision on whether to permit Keystone, a project that major business groups and many unions want but environmentalists bitterly oppose.

Read more at: thehill.com


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