Manchin Urges Biden to Restore Keystone XL Pipeline: 'Americans Should Not Depend on Foreign Actors'

Manchin Urges Biden to Restore Keystone XL Pipeline: 'Americans Should Not Depend on Foreign Actors'


Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, urged President Joe Biden to restore the Keystone XL pipeline after the administration released 50 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR).

“I continue to call on President Biden to responsibly increase energy production here at home and to reverse course to allow the Keystone XL pipeline to be built,” Manchin wrote in a statement. He added that the pipeline would have “provided our country with up to 900,000 barrels of oil per day from Canada, one of our closest allies.”

“This is about American energy independence and the fact that hard working Americans should not depend on foreign actors, like OPEC+, for our energy security and instead

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