WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its schedule for the week of March 11, 2013. On Wednesday, the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will continue its oversight of the nation’s nuclear weapons complex. Also on Wednesday, the Health Subcommittee will discuss the increased burden the president’s health care law is placing on jobs and the economy.
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WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today outlined a new path forward on the Keystone XL pipeline, releasing a discussion draft of legislation that will remove the project’s fate from the president’s hands and clear away the roadblocks preventing construction of the pipeline. The draft legislation, authored by Rep.
The Keystone XL pipeline is a $7 billion private-sector infrastructure project that will bring thousands of jobs and greater energy security to America, but this landmark jobs and energy project has been tied up in regulatory review for over four years. While President Obama has not yet approved the project, even with the Presidential Permit, construction of the pipeline will likely be further delayed due to additional regulatory hurdles and legal challenges.