A federal pipeline safety official admitted on camera recently that he made a point of ensuring his home wasn’t in the path of any pipelines before buying it, and that he wouldn't advise anyone to build in the path of a pipeline. The...Show More Summary
Environmental group NextGen Climate Action, founded by wealthy California Democrat Tom Steyer, tackled one of its favorite targets Monday, the Keystone XL pipeline, in a conference sponsored by Mr. Steyer in Washington.
Although TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has received the lion's share of media attention, another key border-crossing pipeline benefitting tar sands producers was approved on November 19 by the U.S. State Department. Enter...Show More Summary
Joe Jordan | Nebraska Watchdog Pete Festersen Want to talk to Democrat Pete Festersen about Obamacare or the Keystone XL pipeline? You’re not alone—Nebraska Watchdog has also asked. Festersen announced in mid-October that he’s running for Republican Congressman Lee Terry’s seat next year, but Festersen is not running and talking at the same time, at...
Former energy secretary Steven Chu told Canadian business leaders to focus more on renewable energy and less on the Keystone XL pipeline when considering the future of the North American energy industry. The post Former U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu Urges Canada And U.S. To Focus On Renewables appeared first on ThinkProgress.
JUST A ‘FEEL GOOD’ MEASURE?: The Santa Fe City Council passed a resolution against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline but critics say the council should concentrate on local matters instead. By Rob Nikolewski ? New Mexico Watchdog SANTA FE, N.M. – The proposed Keystone XL pipeline will not go through Santa Fe. In fact, it...
The ever-wise Yogi Berra once quipped "It's like déjà vu all over again," a truism applicable to a recent huge decision handed down by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. A story covered only by McClatchyShow More Summary
The increased use of oil via rail is estimated to move just as much oil into the U.S. as TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline. If it is getting here anyway, then do we even need it?
“TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline: Eliminate America’s reliance on foreign energy” –headline on new television ad sponsored by TransCanada The Fact Checker was watching “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” the other night when this commercial touting the Keystone XL pipeline appeared. The sound was muted, so at first we only noticed the headline about ending […]
The report, published by the E3 Network and the Labor Network for Sustainability, found that improving water, sewer, and gas infrastructure would create five times more than the total jobs projected to be created by Keystone XL. The post Upgrading Existing Pipelines Would Create More Jobs Than Building Keystone XL, Report Arugues appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Since TransCanada proposed building the Keystone XL Pipeline in 2009, liberal actors, environmentalists, and the media have attacked the plan. Four years later, the media continue to work against the company that proposed building it,...Show More Summary
By Travis Perry ? Kansas Watchdog Kansas school logic, Goddard-style here. Medicaid expansion group renewing lobbying efforts here. Senate Dems urge Obama to approve Keystone XL pipeline here. Contact Travis Perry at email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter at @muckraker62. Like Watchdog.org? Click HERE to get breaking news alerts in YOUR state! The post Kansas...
On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Michael Whatley to discuss aggressive actions by the EPA to limit coal plants, the controversy over ethanol and the Keystone XL Pipeline.
By Michal Bastach | The Daily Caller President Obama boasted last week that the U.S. now produces more oil domestically than it imports, partly crediting his administration’s policies aimed at lowering the country’s reliance on foreign oil. While this was welcome news to many in his party, Obama was still hit by Senate Democrats for...
President Bush called for building the Keystone XL pipeline last Thursday during a luncheon with energy executives in Pittsburgh.“I think the goal of the country ought to be, 'How do we grow the private sector?' That ought to be the laser-focus of any administration,” Bush said at the DUG East conference, where he was the luncheon’s keynote speaker. Show More Summary
The Keystone XL pipeline would be a "no-brainer" for economic growth and the American government must move forward with approving its construction, former President George W. Bush said last week at a shale gas industry luncheon.
On Thursday, former President Bush sat down to speak to more than 2,500 oil and gas industry leaders at the DUG East conference in Pittsburgh, PA. Among the topics he covered was the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, though Mr. Bush could not see why the pipeline was ever even a question. Show More Summary
If you ever doubted that one man's stand against the oil and gas industry can make a difference, consider the case of Michael Bishop. The 65 year old Marine veteran, first year medical student, farmer, and partner in a bio-diesel engineering...Show More Summary
Children's experience with war recreated in toys. Walking the proposed path of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Via: Kyle Beachy. NMPA Cracking down on Lyric sites. XKCD answers simple questions about new technologies. Poach This on the importance of unsavory behavior. Might have to try this Ramped Slow-Mo app. Jerry Saltz best AMA answers.