Congressman Peters Uses Keystone XL Vote to Push for Petroleum Coke Investigation

Michigan Radio: The U.S. House voted Wednesday to sidestep President Obama, and authorize the first leg of a controversial pipeline project carrying tar sands oil to the US from Canada. Detroit Congressman Gary Peters used the opportunity to push for more scrutiny of petroleum coke -- a byproduct of tar sands refining that’s already showing up in Detroit. The proposed Keystone XL pipeline would bring tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada tar through the U.S. to Gulf Coast refineries. Much of the debate around......

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