All that hot air over the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline doesn't mean beans to US Marines: they want more portable solar power for the war of the future Keystone, Schmeystone: US Marines Want More Portable Solar Power To Fight The War...Show More Summary
Protesters are arrested for their tribal chant in the Senate gallery after the Keystone XL pipeline vote. See Pakalolo's diary. Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. Show More Summary
UP: Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) DOWN: The Keystone XL pipeline ploy UP: Lawyers figuring out how to sue the president DOWN: Jonathan Gruber UP: Administration’s concessions to Iran DOWN: America’s standing with Sunni states UP: Liberals’ support for Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) DOWN: Running for Obama’s third term UP: The Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.)-White House feud […]
FAQ: Keystone XL Pipeline The proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would add 1,600 miles of pipeline for increased transportation capacity of crude oil from Alberta to refineries in Texas, was defeated by a single vote in the U.S. Senate this week. Show More Summary
The biggest oil news this week isn’t the fact that Keystone XL lost in the Senate, but that Obama might cut a deal to approve the pipeline anyway.
Representative and US Senate candidate Bill Cassidy (R-LA) touted his support for the Keystone XL pipeline and stated his opposition to the president's executive action during the GOP weekly address on Saturday. Transcript (via ABC News Radio) as Follows: "Hello. Show More Summary
In her latest cry of despair at the supposed horrors of the Obama presidency -- this one's titled "The Nihilist in the White House" -- Peggy Noonan explains the real meaning of Keystone: And there is the Keystone XL pipeline and the administration's apparent intent to veto a bill that allows it. Show More Summary
RT | —- “The Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota says that congressional approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline will be considered an act of war. If given the green light…
The Keystone XL pipeline is back in the news--and so is a lot of the same old misinformation. Plus we'll look at how some TV journalists think about how war "works," and at what exactly NPR's Scott Simon asked comedian Bill Cosby.
Boston Globe columnist John E. Sununu's latest piece urges approval of the Keystone XL pipeline and criticizes regulations against oil and gas companies. The Globe did not disclose that Sununu is an advisor for a Washington firm that lobbies for the pipeline's construction on behalf of its would-be builder. Sununu is a former Republican U.S. Show More Summary
Warning: Jon Stewart is going to be talking about eminent domain and a Supreme Court case in the clip below. If that sounds a little dry and boring for a Friday (it isn't), you might be more interested in his takedown Thursday night of Sen. Show More Summary
Supporters of the Keystone XL Pipeline claim it'll create jobs, but as Jon Stewart pointed out on Thursday night's "Daily Show," Senate Democrats are worried about just one job: that of Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), who is fighting for...Show More Summary
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart discussed the fact that the United States Congress or President Obama's veto pen are not the only hurdles the building of the Keystone XL pipeline faces. There's also the issue of eminent domain and whether...Show More Summary
Congressional climate wars were dominated Tuesday by the U.S. Senate, which spent the day debating, and ultimately failing to pass, a bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. While all that was happening, and largely unnoticed, the House was busy doing what it does best: attacking science. H.R....
The U.S. Senate defeated an effort to approve the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. This bill would have turned Congress into a permitting authority, overriding environmental law, and giving a green light to a pipeline project that would worsen climate change and threaten water quality. read more
When a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline failed to overcome a Democratic filibuster in the Senate on Tuesday night, it would have been easy to see it as merely a temporary victory for Democrats and environmentalists. The bill got 59 votes (after passing the House easily), and come January, there will be more […]
Back before the Keystone XL vote Senator Heidi Heitkamp took to twitter to scold Republicans for trying to take credit for getting a vote on the pipeline: Now is time to work together. Disappointed some Sen on other side are trying 2 take credit for #KXL vote. All sides deserve equal credit. — Sen. Heidi...
After the House of Representatives approved legislation pushing the Keystone XL forward, the Senate has rejected it.
In the U.S. Senate Tuesday evening, supporters of the Keystone XL oil pipeline failed by a single vote to pass a bill approving the project. The controversial pipeline is intended to link the Alberta oil sands in Canada with Gulf of Mexico refineries and distribution centers in the U.S. read more