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WASHINGTON – Today, following the State Department’s decision to approve Keystone XL, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) stated:
“Keystone XL is a pro-growth, private sector investment into energy infrastructure that has already supported over 600 jobs in central Arkansas and would create thousands of ready-to-launch private sector American jobs, while having a minimal impact on the environment. I appreciate the president and the new administration beginning to fulfill their promise of pro-growth policies that will help lead to North American energy independence.”
WASHINGTON – Today, President Trump signed executive actions to advance the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines. Little Rock-based Welspun Tubular was contracted to build 700 miles of pipe for the Keystone XL. Welspun officials say that more than 350 miles of pipe lay idle at their Little Rock plant while awaiting approval to complete the project. Following today’s announcement, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement:
WASHINGTON - Senator John Boozman, Senator Tom Cotton, Congressman Rick Crawford, Congressman French Hill, Congressman Steve Womack, and Congressman Bruce Westerman today issued the following statement in response to an announcement by the Department of Energy (DOE) to use Section 1222 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (P.L. 109–58) to partner with Clean Line Energy in an energy transmission project across Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.
WASHINGTON – Today Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay, stopping the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) implementation of the Clean Power Plan: