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House votes to approve Keystone XL pipeline; Senate prospects unclear

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 00:25

The Republican-led House of Representatives passes a bill that would approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday that would approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, but prospects for the Senate approving the measure were uncertain. TransCanada Corp's controversial $8 billion pipeline would help transport crude oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, but is opposed by environmentalists. An identical bill will be considered by the Senate next week but may lack the votes to pass. The bills also could face a veto threat by President Barack Obama.

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House votes to approve Keystone XL pipeline; Senate prospects unclear

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 00:25