U.S. Senate panel advances bill to force Keystone pipeline approval

Wed Jun 18, 2014 12:11pm EDT
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WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Energy Committee on Wednesday voted 12-10 to advance a bill that would force approval of TransCanada's proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Prospects for the legislation in the full Senate are uncertain. (Reporting by Ros Krasny; Editing by Susan Heavey)