WASHINGTON: ‘ GOP SAYS THEY WILL APPROVE KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE SOONER OR LATER ‘

#AceWorldNews – WASHINGTON – Republican leaders promised Tuesday to take up and pass a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline next year if the Senate fails to advance the measure this fall, or President Barack Obama vetoes it AP reported. 

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who will become the majority leader in January, urged Democrats to vote Tuesday evening for the bill, which is supported by all 45 Senate Republicans.

Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., was still searching for the last vote needed to advance the measure and said on the floor she knew “in her heart” she had the 60 votes.

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WASHINGTON: ‘ BILL GOES TO VOTE ON CONTROVERSIAL KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE ‘

#AceWorldNews – WASHINGTON – Nov.13 – A bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline cleared a procedural hurdle in the US Senate on Wednesday.

A vote on the project is expected next week, Reuters said.

TransCanada Corp’s pipeline that would send some 800,000 barrels per day of Canadian oil sand petroleum to refineries in Texas.

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