Photo Credit: U.S. Geological Survey Whatever has happened to the Keystone XL pipeline proposal after the President's veto? Apparently, it is still being reviewed by the State Department and a final decision could come at any time. Last month, Secretary of State, John Kerry gave a speech at The Atlantic Council. Show More Summary
After the president vetoed legislation designed to force him to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, the issue kind of dropped out of sight. But as sustainability consultant Sanjay Kapoor notes...
DeSmogBlog has obtained dozens of emails that lend an inside view of how the U.S. State Department secretly handed Enbridge a permit to expand the capacity of its U.S.-Canada border-crossing Alberta Clipper pipeline, which carries tar...Show More Summary
One of the main lessons from the Keystone XL pipeline saga for Canadian oil producers is that they need to take greater control of their destiny. The pipeline, which may still get built one day, was supposed to be a conduit for Canada’s growing oil sands production and without it, producers have been forced to […]
Shocking news! Jobs are actually wanted in the potential Keystone XL pipeline states by liberals!
Way back in October 2010, when federal deliberations over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline had only been plodding along for a little over two years, then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had this to say when asked about the wisdom of "mainlining" heavy Canadian crude oil amid escalating climate risks: "We [...]
Green groups are contemplating what the next battle will be after the fight over the Keystone XL pipeline is over. While no one knows what the ultimate fate of the pipeline will be, the decision will come soon and activists will need to move on to other issues. read more
While Hillary Clinton has supported boosting renewables and been critical of fossil fuel subsidies, she has also been supportive of fracking and has refused to comment on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy commented Monday that construction of the Keystone XL pipeline would not spell inherent doom for the planet. McCarthy was asked about the climate impact of Keystone XL at an event hosted by Politico’s Mike Allen. read more
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - After six years battling bitter opposition to its Keystone XL pipeline project in the United States, TransCanada Corp has learned where and when to pick its fights.
Few debates in energy have been more contentious than Keystone XL. Green groups opposed the pipeline and turned out a movement that astonished even battle weary Enviros. It also caused serious problems for the industry as their assets became stranded and they were forced to ship crude by rail and barge. read more
The decision was made because of concerns over the endangered beluga whale. The post The Keystone XL Pipeline Company Just Delayed Its Other Huge Tar Sands Pipeline appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Ah, your government inaction. Yesterday, the Senate voted on whether reality was real. And they voted the wrong way. The senators were debating the bill to give a go-ahead to the Keystone XL pipeline. As is usual with a bill of this size, there were several amendments attached to it. Show More Summary
Canada is pushing ahead with alternatives to Keystone XL.
US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said that the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline would not pose a significant threat to the climate.
Oregon’s Congressional Democrats have generally strong pro-environmental voting records, at 90% or higher. Kurt Schrader, the only Democrat to vote for the Keystone XL pipeline, is the exception at 73%. (Republican Greg Walden is a woeful 11%) Here’s what their websites say about their environmental positions: Earl Blumenauer: “... Show More Summary
The President Should Not Only Veto the Keystone XL Pipeline but Stop it Permanently The President says he’ll veto the Keystone XL pipeline. He should do more, and put an end to the project altogether. He has he authority. Oil fromShow More Summary
More than 10,000 miles of oil pipelines are being planned and built, while Washington dithers over Keystone.
President Obama has used increasingly negative rhetoric in recent months when discussing the Keystone XL pipeline. The President’s remarks have left most observers with the impression that he will reject the controversial pipeline’s permit and cancel the project once and for all. read more