Magazine May 28, 2012, Issue

Transcript: Massachusetts Senatorial Debate

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters and WBUR radio

Moderated by Andy Hiller, WHDH News

October 17, 2012

Location: Faneuil Hall, Boston, Massachusetts

Page 6:

Moderator: Senator Brown, you’ve stated publicly that while you support the Keystone XL pipeline, you are worried about its potential environmental impact. Given your party’s insistence on constructing the pipeline, how do you square your hesitation with your own party?

Senator Scott Brown: Andy, I’m glad you asked that. As you know — as all Bay Staters know — we’re in the middle of a difficult transition from non-renewable energy, most of which is bought from our enemies, frankly, to

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