Praise rolls in for Trump's executive order to advance Keystone XL Pipeline
January 25, 2017
President Donald Trump's executive order this week to advance the construction of the long-delayed Keystone XL Pipeline is drawing praise as a much-needed boost to America's energy infrastructure.
"AED commends President Trump for reviving the Keystone XL pipeline project. It's inexcusable that the Obama administration denied the cross-border permit for the project that will support a substantial number of jobs and significant economic activity with minimal environmental impact," said Brian P. McGuire, president and CEO of Associated Equipment Distributors. "The Keystone XL pipeline is critical to jobs, economic growth, and national security, and is indisputably in our national interest and that of Canada, our closest trading partner. The construction equipment industry is ready to assist in this project and other energy infrastructure efforts across the country."...<- Go Back