House Passes GOP Bill To Bypass President To Speed Approval of Keystone XL Oil PipelineSubmitted by emalvini on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 09:55
House Passes GOP Bill To Bypass President To Speed Approval of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline
May 23, 2013 7:45 AM
WASHINGTON — House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Democrats criticized the legislation as a blatant attempt to allow a foreign company to avoid environmental review.
The bill was approved, 241-175, largely along party lines.