House Dems Urge Kerry To Block Disputed Keystone Pipeline

Law360, New York (March 17, 2014, 4:17 PM EDT) -- Several Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives voiced opposition to TransCanada Corp.'s proposed Keystone XL pipeline as they sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday, urging him to reject the pipeline project to avoid an “irreversible” worsening of global climate change.

The letter, led by Reps. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Mike Quigley D-Ill., and Rush Holt D-N.J., and signed by a total of 27 House Democrats, said the Keystone XL pipeline is not in the country’s best interests because of the...
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