Terry O’Sullivan, President of Labors International Union of North America (LIUNA): 'It’s about jobs; that’s what it’s about – put Americans back to work again in an industry that has a 14.7 percent unemployment rate. It’s good for our economy, it’s good for our country; it’s good for our energy independence and it’s good for working men and women in the building trades.'
Sean McGarvey, President of the Building and Construction Trades Department at AFL-CIO: 'We are tired of waiting and we believe the time has come to make the final decision on one of the most important projects to unlock the energy future for this country – the Keystone XL pipeline.'
Terry O’Sullivan, head of Laborers’ Int. Union on Keystone pipeline project: ‘The [Obama] admin. chose to support environmentalists over jobs — job-killers win, American workers lose’