State Dept: No Rush On Keystone Pipeline Decision

Law360, New York (November 2, 2011, 2:03 PM EDT) -- As the U.S. Department of State faces heat from lawmakers over possible conflicts of interest in its review of the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, a spokeswoman said Wednesday the agency might not make a final decision on the project by the end of 2011.

While the State Department is still aiming to complete its review of the TransCanada Corp. project by the end of the year, "our first obligation to the American people, to the President, is to ensure that we do this in a...
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