The lead U.S. environmental agency has for several years raised serious concerns about the various impacts of the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Three different times, the U.S. EPA has issued failing grades saying the true impacts of the pipeline have not been adequately considered. read more
STEELE CITY, Nebraska (Reuters) - In the heated debate over whether to build the Keystone XL pipeline, the energy industry and lawmakers have predicted that the project could unleash an economic bonanza in the Midwest, and provide jobs for up to a half...
The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing today (March 13) on the U.S. State Department’s national interest determination for the northern half of the proposed TransCanada Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Four witnesses will testify: Keystone XL proponent Karen Alderman Harbert, the president and CEO of the U.S. Show More Summary
The president's decision on whether or not to approve the Keystone XL pipeline is drawing closer, and the debate is heating up. The post 5 Things We Learned From Today’s Senate Hearing On Keystone XL appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana intensified the pressure on Secretary of State John Kerry to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Fox News Leaders of the nation's building trades unions renewed their demands Tuesday that President Obama approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, suggesting that there could be consequences for Democrats in the midterm elections if the project is rejected.
The fight over the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has generated a lot of debate. But another fight brewing out west in California is equally symbolic of the current debate raging about our energy future. Just as the decision on Keystone...Show More Summary
Leaders of the nation’s building trades unions again are urging President Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline -- suggesting there could be consequences for Democrats in the November elections.
Joe Jordan | Nebraska Watchdog It looked as if a little known state board all set for a key role in the future of the Keystone XL pipeline would be front and center for voters this spring. Sorry, looks can be deceiving. Keystone XL pipeline You see the Democratic hopefuls for an open seat on...
Soon, President Obama will announce his decision on the permit for TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Since being proposed five years ago, this one pipeline has galvanized protests across the U.S. and gained a notoriety that no one could have predicted a couple of years ago. Show More Summary
National Journal's coverage of an upcoming Senate hearing on the Keystone XL pipeline failed to disclose that Gen. Jim Jones is currently working for the fossil fuel industry. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday to discuss whether or not the Keystone XL pipeline is in the country's national interest. Show More Summary
(Credit: philly.com) The beat goes on.... PHILADELPHIA -- More than two dozen people were arrested Monday after they blocked entrances to the William J. Green Federal Building in Center City to protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The...Show More Summary
Following the close of the thirty day public comment period, the National Interest Determination (NID) process will continue as federal agencies consider over 2 million comments concluding that the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is not in the nation’s interest. Show More Summary
When the State Department released its final Environmental Impact Statement, nearly all the headlines read the same: "Report Opens Way to Approval for Keystone Pipeline" and "State Dept. Keystone XL Would Have Little Impact On Climate...Show More Summary
By Deena Winter | Nebraska Watchdog LINCOLN, Neb. – MSNBC’s Ed Schultz featured a Nebraska Watchdog story on his Ed Show Friday about the Keystone XL oil pipeline – only problem is, the words that came out of his mouth didn’t match the reporting we’ve done on the issue this week. Show More Summary
In a chilly March wind, protesters marched along the snow-splashed streets of Washington to deliver more than two million comments opposed to building the Canadian-backed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Chanting “We don’t want your dirty...Show More Summary
You'd think making a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline would be easy, especially when a new poll says there is overwhelming support for it. In fact, Keystone XL would only swell U.S. pipelines by 0.033 percent. The first...
For those of us who oppose the Keystone XL pipeline—as well as other means of transporting highly polluting tar sands petroleum—the latest Washington Post-ABC National Poll cannot but generate sighs. Two thirds of those surveyed want...Show More Summary
"People all across the country are concerned about this pipeline because it’s going to pollute the water. Because it’s going set off catastrophic climate change. Because it’s a security risk," Whit Jones, campaign director at Energy Action Coalition,