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A Well-Oiled Pipeline Brings Party Cash to Nebraska House Race

In the Second District of Nebraska, a state that would be crossed by the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, an influx of cash from the national parties is adding fuel to the fire of a competitive House race. Eight-term incumbent Rep. Lee Terry (R) is facing one of the biggest challenges of his career in State Sen. Brad Ashford.…

Neil Young and Willie Nelson Protest Keystone Pipeline in American Heartland

Harvest the Hope, a concert on the farm of Art and Helen Tanderup in Neligh, Nebraska, right on the proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline, was many things: a musical tour de force starring Neil Young and Willie Nelson; an anti-pipeline...Show More Summary

Neil Young, Willie Nelson and 8,000 in Nebraska Stand Up to the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

Under a warm September sun, thousands spread out across the cornfield on the Tanderup family farm in Neligh, Nebraska. We sang along with Neil Young and Willie Nelson to honor the beautiful Nebraska farms and ranches, waters and traditional lands. Show More Summary

U.S. Oil Imports From Canada Hit All-Time High Despite Opposition

While the battle against TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline rages on and oil-by-rail faces increased scrutiny, U.S. oil imports from Canada have quietly hit a record high of 2.99 million barrels per day. That number — from the week ending Sept. Show More Summary

Senate Republicans Go All In On Keystone XL

Six years have passed since TransCanada originally sought a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, and Republicans in Washington have not given up fighting for the project. In spite of the fact that the pipeline will create fewer thanShow More Summary

Keystone XL Costs to Nearly Double - TransCanada

  The total cost of TransCanada Corp's controversial Keystone XL pipeline is likely to nearly double following six years of regulatory delays, a company spokesman said on Friday.

GOP Rep.: Approving Keystone pipeline would help solve ISIS, Russia crises

America wouldn't be having so much trouble with Russia and ISIS if President Obama would embrace a "true all-of-the-above energy strategy" and approve the Keystone XL pipeline, according to Rep. Corey Gardner (R-Colo.) "Many of our allies...Show More Summary

Open Letter to Canada's U.S. Ambassador: If You Are Already Going to Lose This Fight, Why Lose Your Credibility as Well?

Dear Ambassador Doer, I read with interest the news accounts of your government's recent spending to advertise on behalf of TransCanada's proposed Keystone XL export pipeline. Though this $24 million ad campaign was a flop, your spending...Show More Summary

Alberta’s New U.S. Envoy: Oil Train Disaster Would Spur Keystone XL

Alberta’s new envoy to Washington points out the upside of deadly oil train explosions. The post Alberta’s New U.S. Envoy: Oil Train Disaster Would Spur Keystone XL appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Keystone Turns 6: Where the Debate Stands – At A Glance

Six years ago Friday, TransCanada submitted its application with the U.S. State Department for the Keystone XL pipeline, a 1,700-mile pipeline that would send up to 830,000 barrels of oil a day from Alberta’s oil sands to Gulf coast refineries. Here’s a glance into this saga.

Katie Tubb: Why The Dollars And Cents Of Keystone Matter

Anyone familiar with the Keystone XL Pipeline debate is familiar with the name Tom Steyer. The billionaire has spent millions on his campaign fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline and its alleged contribution to global warming. He and others along with him have pledged $100 million in campaign funds to candidates taking a stand against global...

Happy Anniversary Keystone: Marking Six years of Missed Opportunity

Today we mark the sixth anniversary of TransCanada’s first application seeking a Presidential permit to build the Keystone XL pipelineRead the Rest...

Bobby Jindal: Obama administration full of 'science deniers'

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) says the White House is packed with "science deniers" because of its reticence to move ahead with the Keystone XL pipeline, among other things. "The reality is right now we've got an administration inShow More Summary

Keystone XL would likely raise oil sands production and greenhouse gas emissions

Approval of the Keystone XL pipeline (KXL) would likely increase oil sands extraction, according to 26 oil sands professionals and researchers surveyed by the non-profit organization Near Zero. The results are detailed in the report,...Show More Summary

TransCanada Shares Appear Overvalued By At Least 20%

By Stock Market Sherpa: TransCanada (NYSE:TRP) has received plenty of media attention in recent years for its proposed extension to the Keystone XL pipeline. While this energy infrastructure company is well known in Canada, it does not receive as much attention from investors in the United States or around the rest of the world. Show More Summary

A. Barton Hinkle: Get Ready for Keystone Pipeline 2?

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

If you just can’t get enough of the debate over he Keystone XL pipeline, take note of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline proposal—which has the potential to become the Keystone of the East. Unlike Keystone, which would ship oil from the Canadian...Show More Summary

The Senate agenda needs to be bolder

Senate Republicans finally have an agenda. The Hill reports: Republicans are putting together an agenda for the first 100 days of 2015 in case they win control of the Senate. Authorizing the Keystone XL oil pipeline, approving “fast-track” trade authority, wiping out proposed environmental regulations and repealing the medical device tax top their list... […]

Kinder Morgan: Making Sense Of The Trans Mountain Debate

By Albert Alfonso: Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMP) is facing major hurdles in its efforts to get approval for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, with some media outlets are even referring to the project as the Keystone XL version 2.0. Trans...Show More Summary

Nunn Hits Own Party on Keystone But Took Anti-Keystone Money

Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn "tweaks" her own party "for not doing enough to move along the Keystone XL oil pipeline"; however, as is pointed out in an update, " Nunn was among the beneficiaries of a fundraiser this year hosted byShow More Summary

Why the White House, Congress Are in Punt Formation

Washington's policy makers, either individually or collectively, are delaying big decisions over immigration, tax reform, the Keystone XL pipeline and government funding until after the November midterm elections. Here's an instant replay of what led us to these punts.

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