08 Mar '12, 2pm

Senate to Take Up Keystone XL Today, Obama Urges Dems to Vote 'No'

Christine Irvine, Tar Sands Action /CC BY 2.0 Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid recently struck a deal with Republicans to smooth the passage of a bipartisan transportation bill. As part of the deal, he'll allow an amendment that green lights the Keystone XL to come to a vote in the Senate, and most likely, that vote will take place today. The vote would override Obama's decision to deny TransCanada a permit, and approve the 1,700 mile pipeline that would ship tar sands crude to the Gulf Coast in Texas. Here's the Hill : The deal allows votes on 30 amendments, including a GOP leadership-backed measure to approve construction of the Keystone pipeline, which would carry oil sands crude from Alberta, Canada, to refineries on the Gulf Coast.Senators will vote on a separate amendment by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) to block exports of oil brought into the country through the Keyston...

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