Bottom Line: Approve Keystone XL and Put America Back to Work | Business Roundtable


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In full-page ads run in POLITICO, Roll Call and The Hill this week, Business Roundtable said:

  • The Keystone XL pipeline extension is an environmentally responsible infrastructure project that will put Americans back to work, boost U.S. economic recovery and strengthen America’s energy security.
  • The Keystone XL project would directly employ thousands of Americans and potentially create tens of thousands of new U.S. jobs as more than 800,000 barrels a day of North American oil begins flowing to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries – a steady, reliable and affordable supply of energy to power America’s economic recovery.


Creating jobs, driving economic growth and boosting U.S. energy security should be an easy decision for Congress and the President.

Click here to read the letter Business Roundtable sent to House and Senate transportation bill conferees urging adoption of the House-passed measure to expedite Keystone XL approval.

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