Alberta’s environmental record and our commitment to responsible stewardship of the oil sands are clear. We are the safest, most secure and responsible energy supplier to the United States and a reliable trading partner.
The Keystone XL pipeline is under consideration by the U.S. Department of State, and Congress should recognize the current federal regulatory process that evaluates such projects. We await the State Department’s decision on the project, and we know approving the Keystone XL pipeline is the choice of reason.
Alison Redford is the premier of the Canadian province of Alberta.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.