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Johnson Says No To Pipeline

Johnson Says No To Pipeline

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An effort has been under way in Washington to get the Senate to make a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline project. Approval for the border crossing has been held up by the State Department and now by legal issues in Nebraska.

South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson says he opposes the project at this point…

 

Johnson says he wants to wait while the legal process unfolds…

 

He says he opposes it for a couple of reasons…

 

The pipeline would transport tar sands oils from Canada through South Dakota and Nebraska to the Gulf Coast.

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