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NRDC: House Demonstrates Support for a Presidential Veto of Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

WASHINGTON--(ENEWSPF)--November 14, 2014 – The House vote today forcing approval of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline came with a silver lining: There are more than enough lawmakers to sustain a well-deserved presidential veto of the ill-considered legislation.

The following is a statement by Danielle Droitsch, Canada Project Director at the Natural Resources Defense Council:

“The House-passed bill is wrong for our country. It would short-circuit the deliberative approval process that President Obama has said should run its due course. And it turns Congress into a permitting agency; even worse . . .

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