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The Keystone XL extension was proposed in 2008. ... In December 2011, Congress passed a bill giving the Obama Administration a ... environmental risks, that could result in the rejection of the pipeline. ... The Senate was unable to override the veto by a two-thirds majority, with a 62-37 vote.


Apr 10, 2013 ... As the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power takes up legislation Wednesday to force approval of the Keystone ...


Mar 4, 2015 ... As Washington debates Keystone XL, here's how the 1,179-mile pipeline became so ... The will of the American people and Congress is clear.


Mar 4, 2015 ... The Senate failed on Wednesday to override President Obama's veto of legislation approving the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, falling five votes short of ... It's the first time Congress has voted on whether to override a veto from Obama ... supporters say, they will try to link it to a broader energy package.


Mar 4, 2015 ... Senate fails to pass bill to override Obama's Keystone XL pipeline veto ... energy plan and infrastructure like the Keystone XL will help prevent ...


Feb 24, 2015 ... ... bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline is only the third veto of Obama's presidency. ... so that Congress could be in session when it went to the president. ... margins well short of the two-thirds majorities needed to override.


Legislation to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline began ... were indications the measure could pass and be sent to Obama sometime next week ... pipeline construction projects, or veto it and challenge Congress to override him ...


Nov 6, 2015 ... President Barack Obama has accepted Secretary of State John Kerry's recommendation that the U.S. reject the Keystone XL pipeline. ... "We know that human ingenuity can do something about it. We're ... with all sides spending millions of dollars in an attempt to influence the White House and Congress.


Feb 25, 2015 ... President Barack Obama, exercising his veto power for the first time in five years, rejected on ... the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. ... will send to the White House now they control both chambers of Congress. .... announced the veto override will happen no later than next Tuesday.