GOP Govs. Call For Keystone Approval, Fewer Energy Regs

Law360, Washington (August 22, 2012, 5:31 PM EDT) -- A group of Republican governors released broad domestic energy policy recommendations Wednesday that included approval for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline and streamlined energy regulations that would boost development of domestic coal, oil and natural gas.

The Republican Governors Public Policy Committee blasted the Obama administration for its unfulfilled promises to cut red tape and limit bureaucracy, saying the president has left the Keystone XL pipeline unfinished, made drastic cuts to offshore drilling and has put the U.S. coal industry at a competitive disadvantage with heavy...
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