Hoeven offers Keystone XL pipeline authorization bill
Published 01/30/2012, Grand Forks Herald
Legislation asserts congressional authority over transnational projects
Presidents traditionally have controlled such projects, but some say Constitution gives Congress that power. Hoeven aide says if bill passes, construction may begin right away, but Nebraska can take its time to decide best route. Environmental groups had complained route threaten fragile ecosystem.
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