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Gov. Nixon sends letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in support of Keystone XL Pipeline

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NEWS RELEASE FROM THE OFFICE OF MISSOURI GOVERNOR JAY NIXON

Gov. Nixon sends letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in support of Keystone XL Pipeline

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urging the State Department to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline in order to boost American energy independence and create jobs.

“The approval and construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline will strengthen our economy, create jobs, and promote North American energy independence,” Gov. Nixon said. “Our experience in Missouri demonstrates that with the proper oversight and safeguards, these projects can help meet our energy needs, without compromising our responsibility to protect the environment.”

A copy of the letter is available here.

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