AFPM Files Comments on Keystone XL Pipeline to Department of State

      AFPM Files Comments on Keystone XL Pipeline to Department of State

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Fuel &
Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Charles T. Drevna issued the
following statement today as the association submitted comments on the
Department of State's (DOS) Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
(SEIS) for TransCanada's May 2012 Presidential Permit application for the
proposed Keystone XL pipeline:


"After over four years of extensive study and debate, the facts about the
Keystone XL pipeline are clear: studies have concluded that the pipeline will
have no significant environmental impact; and Keystone is critical to
strengthening our national security and energy independence; and Canada's oil
sands will be developed regardless of what the U.S. does. Most of the
Keystone XL Pipeline system has already been built so the Department of State
should stop stalling and expeditiously grant TransCanada the Presidential
Permit necessary to complete the remaining 876 miles of pipeline."

About AFPM
AFPM, the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers is a trade association
representing high-tech American manufacturers of virtually the entire U.S.
supply of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, other fuels and home heating oil, as
well as the petrochemicals used as building blocks for thousands of vital
products in daily life. AFPM members make modern life possible and keep
America moving and growing as they meet the needs of our nation and local
communities, strengthen economic and national security, and support 2 million
American jobs.

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