Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill
Green Car Congress
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
As expected, President Obama vetoed S. In his veto message to the Senate, Obama cited procedural issues rather than any potential impacts of the pipeline itself. 1, the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act, which had been passed by Congress. He wrote: Through this bill, the United States Congress attempts to circumvent longstanding and proven processes for determining whether or not building and operating a cross-border pipeline serves the national interest.