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US Congress to vote on deadline for Keystone XL pipeline decision | guardian.co.uk

Congress is due to vote on Tuesday to impose a 1 November deadline on Barack Obama to make his final decision on a $7bn pipeline pumping crude from the tar sands of Alberta to the refineries of Texas.

This latest push for the project – which was in any case in the end stages of its approval process – comes amid renewed concern about pipeline safety, following a leak on the Yellowstone river earlier this month.

Read more here: US Congress to vote on deadline for Keystone XL pipeline decision | Environment | guardian.co.uk.

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