Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill

As expected, President Obama has vetoed legislation that would have approved the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.  The construction would involve running a new pipeline from the Canadian province of Alberta to an existing pipeline in Nebraska, and extending the southern end of that pipeline to the Gulf of Mexico.  The bill may still be passed if Congress votes to override the veto, which would require a 2/3 favorable vote in both Houses.

Read more at USA Today, NBC News, The Washington Times, Fox News, the Latin American Herald Tribune and CBC News.

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