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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Bipartisan letter on Keystone Pipeline sent to President Obama

January 29, 2013
Press Release

Houston – A bipartisan letter to President Obama on the progress and requested approval of the Keystone Pipeline was lead, on the Democratic side, by Congressman Gene Green.  The letter was lead by Republican Lee Terry of Nebraska and signed by over 145 other House Members.

Congressman Green stated, “I am proud to have worked on this letter with my colleagues.  With the completion of the Nebraska route, it is time that the President make a decision on this.  I hope he will agree that this pipeline is critical for our nation’s energy security.”

The letter was signed by the Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, the Subcommittee Chairman of Energy and Power, the Chairman of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Members from regions all over the country, including Texas, Illinois, California, New York, Arkansas and Utah,

A copy of the letter and its full list of signers can be found here.