13 Sep '11, 9pm

Woo! Great news - thanks @ccan! #MD Rep Van Hollen Tells Obama: Closer Scrutiny Needed of Keystone XL #noKXL

WASHINGTON, DC -- Mike Tidwell, Director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN), today praised a letter sent by Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen to President Obama concerning the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline. Van Hollen, a noted environmental defender, is currently ranking member on the House Budget Committee and a member of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. “Congressman Van Hollen’s leadership on the Keystone XL pipeline issue is welcome and appreciated,” Tidwell said. “His letter today to the White House raises key concerns involving increased greenhouse gas emissions, pipeline safety and public health impacts. CCAN urges President Obama to take Van Hollen’s letter seriously.” In the letter, Van Hollen writes about the need for “closer scrutiny before any final national interest determination on the project is made.” While the State Dep...

Full article: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/detail/news.cfm?news_id=1488

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