Thursday, January 29, 2015

Senate Passes Keystone Pipeline Bill

The Senate has passed a bill to allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, by a vote of 62-38.  They had debated 41 amendments to the bill during the previous three weeks.  The bill must now be reconciled with the version passed by the House, before being sent to the president, who has already threatened to veto it.

Read more at USA Today, The New York Times, Reuters and CNN.

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