Bills to expedite oil and gas pipeline approvals advance

Nov 22, 2013 | 09:55 AM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  oil pipelines, gas pipelines, Sucommittee on Energy and Power, Congress, Fred Upton, National Association of Manufacturers, Laborers’ International Union of North America, Global Insight Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — The House Energy and Power Subcommittee advanced a bill expediting the cross-border approval of oil and gas pipelines by a 19-10 vote Nov. 20.

"Under this bill, a 500-mile pipeline or a transmission line carrying new hydro from Canada or solar from Arizona that extends across the Canadian or Mexican border would be subject to the same regulatory scrutiny as a similar project that remained within the boundaries of the United States,"....





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