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Pipes to be used by TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline project sit unused at a railyard near Gascoyne, N.D., on Aug. 1, 2013. FNS Photo by Dustin Monke

5 years after Keystone XL application, pipeline’s importance still debated

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While many say the importance of the Keystone XL pipeline has dimmed for the Bakken, North Dakota congressional leaders continue to call for its approval, citing its creation of jobs and promotion of North American energy security.


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