"A decision on whether the project is in the national interest will
be made only after careful consideration of the (State Department
environment impact study) and other pertinent information, comments
from the public, and views of other agency heads," said Matt Lehrich,
a White House spokesman.
"The Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement includes a
range of estimates of the project's climate impacts, and that
information will now need to be closely evaluated by Secretary (of
State John) Kerry and other relevant agency heads in the weeks
ahead," Lehrich said.
(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; editing
by Ken Wills)
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