Keystone Is Safe Oil Transport Option, Lawmakers Hear

Law360, New York (May 7, 2013, 2:35 PM EDT) -- Energy policy experts and regulators told House lawmakers Tuesday that TransCanada Corp.'s long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will serve as an environmentally safe oil transportation alternative compared to the current methods of truck and rail it is expected to replace.

North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources director Lynn Helms and former federal Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Commission deputy director Brigham A. McCown described the project as the safest and most cost-effective alternative for moving fossil fuels in their testimony in front of the U.S. House of Representatives...
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