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Pipeline project on the agenda for lawmakers

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Keystone XL Pipeline on lawmaker's agenda for Thursday. Keystone XL Pipeline on lawmaker's agenda for Thursday.
The Keystone XL Pipeline is on the agenda for a Congressional hearing Thursday.

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold the hearing Thursday morning.

The proposed project would carry Canadian oil south across the Great Plains to connect to Gulf Coast refineries.  The project needs federal approval since it would cross a U.S. border.

Several witnesses will testifying Thursday, including Michael Brune, the Executive Director of the Sierra Club.
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