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House Approves Measure to Move Keystone Pipeline Forward

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The U.S. House approved the Northern Route Approval Act Wednesday. The legislation would approve construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline by removing the requirement for a Presidential permit. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas praised the measure’s passage. He said the Keystone Pipeline project has the potential to create 20-thousand direct jobs and 118-thousand indirect jobs. In addition – Lucas said the project will obviously create economic growth.

 

Source: NAFB news service