Tester statement on Keystone XL Pipeline comment period

Senator calls for responsible pipeline construction

(BIG SANDY, Mont.) – Senator Jon Tester released the following statement in response to the State Department’s decision to extend the comment period for the Keystone XL Pipeline.

“I’ve long supported the Keystone XL Pipeline and continue to support building it with respect for private property rights and to the highest safety standards. It is time for the administration to approve building the Keystone pipeline, an important step in getting Montana oil to market and securing our nation’s energy independence.”