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“Legislation to remove crude export restrictions is not needed at this time”


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“Legislation to remove crude export restrictions is not needed at this time”

Andy Rowell

Just as the Republicans seemed to be gaining a head of steam in their efforts to overturn America’s decades-old crude export ban, the White House has announced it would veto any proposals.

In a statement the White House said about the 40 year-old ban, which the oil industry and its allies have been lobbying hard to overturn, that “legislation to remove crude export restrictions is not needed at this time.”