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Opposes Keystone Pipeline; supports alternative energy

LEADING ON RENEWABLE ENERGY: Pat has been a leading proponent of Iowa's alternative energy industry in the Iowa House and will remain a staunch ally in Congress. He'll push for an increased national renewable fuels standard to expand the use of ethanol and biodiesel and support tax credits that reward the use of alternative energies like wind and solar.

PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE DEVELOPMENT: Pat supports efforts to expand Iowa's job base and promote economic development, but in a way that is responsible and considers all the costs involved--including public health and global warming considerations. He stands with local communities that have imposed moratoriums on sand fracking in Northeast Iowa, and in Congress, Pat will push for more research and development into next-generation technologies that curb greenhouse gas emissions while promoting growth in manufacturing. Pat is opposed to the Keystone Pipeline because it doesn't create lasting, longterm jobs while endangering our largest aquifer.

Source: 2014 Iowa House campaign website, PatMurphyForIowa.com , Oct 10, 2014

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