Keystone XL Pipeline

Keystone XL Pipeline garnered approval from the United States House of Representatives on Nov. 14, according to a press release from Congressman Randy Weber's office.

H.R. 5682 passed by a vote of 252 to 161 and now goes to the Senate for a vote. Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:


An amendment highlighting the findings of the State Department’s environmental review of the Keystone XL Pipeline passed the House floor May 22. According to a press release by U.S. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Texas), his amendment strengthens the argument to pass the Northern Route Approval Act, which declares that a Presidential permit is not required for the Keystone XL Pipeline’s application.