29 Jan '15, 10pm

Breaking: Senate Passes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Breaking: Senate Passes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

“Now that we have burned through three weeks of the Senate’s time, Senate Republicans have succeeded in passing their first piece of legislation: a gift for Big Oil that the President has already said he will veto,” said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). “I’m glad the President will veto this bill because the Keystone XL pipeline would be a disaster for our health and environment—enabling expanded development of one of the dirtiest fuels on the planet and exacerbating climate change . I hope we can now put this debate behind us and move on to more serious legislative efforts to address the major issues facing our country.”

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2015/01/29/senate-passes-keystone-xl-...

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