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Senator Schatz Lauds Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), a member of the Senate Climate Action Task Force, praised President Obama’s official rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline.

“Climate change is the greatest challenge of our generation, and it is time to transition away from dirty energy projects like Keystone and move toward clean renewable energy.  Today’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline is a victory for our environment, for our communities, and for our country.  The climate action community is thrilled with this decision.  It gives us more momentum and credibility going into the climate talks.”