Brigham McCown, a former Naval Aviator officer who flew in Desert Storm, has been a public servant for more than 25 years. McCown was the former head of the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. He spent many years looking at pipeline regulations, helping to write regulations and proposing and helping write new laws related to pipeline safety.
Studies have shown over the years that pipelines are by far the safest way to transport large volumes of energy products. They are far safer than trucks, rail and vessels.
TransCanada goes above and beyond federal safety regulations with 57 additional steps.
This pipeline is going to be absolutely state of the art and it’s going to be the most technologically advanced ever built.
Keystone XL Pipeline is crucial to energy independence. This pipeline is vital to our security, it’s vital to our future, it’s vital for our country.
Nebraskans for Jobs & Energy Independence