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GOP uses report to renew pipeline push

Environmental impact small, US study shows

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner and other supporters of the long-delayed Keystone oil pipeline from Canada say a new State Department report is the latest evidence that the long-delayed project should be approved.

The draft report, issued Friday, found there would be no significant environmental impact to most resources on the proposed route from western Canada to refineries in Texas. The report also said other options to get the oil from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries are worse for climate change.

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