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Sen. Rand Paul Blocks Legislation Strengthening Pipeline Safety Rules

HeadlineSep 27, 2011

In Washington, Republican Senator Rand Paul is single-handedly blocking legislation to strengthen safety rules for oil and gas pipelines, even though the bill has support from the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America, the American Gas Association and the Association of Oil Pipelines. Paul reportedly opposes the bill because he sees it is a form of unnecessary federal regulation.

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