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WASHINGTON (November 6, 2015) - The American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement:

"As an industry undergoing a historic expansion made possible by increased energy supplies, we are dismayed by President Obama's decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. This important project would have improved energy security while spurring economic growth. Keystone XL is a prime example of the new infrastructure American manufacturers will need to create jobs, and we are disappointed by this step backward."

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