Keystone Pipeline Oil Should Stay In US: Congressmen

Law360, New York (October 07, 2011, 7:19 PM ET) -- Dozens of lawmakers on Friday asked the U.S. State Department to ensure that any oil obtained from the proposed Keystone XL pipeline remains in the U.S., saying the likely environmental impacts from the project will not be justified if other countries benefit at America's expense.

The fate of the 1,700-mile pipeline that would transport tar sands crude oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico lies in the hands of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, to whom the lawmakers' letter was addressed. Clinton has said she...
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