If Obama opens his pie hole, you know he’s lying… just like with the Keystone pipeline. Keystone would take us a long way to being absolutely energy self-sufficient and the
President Obama's veto this week of a Republican bill passed - precisely so that he would veto it - mandating the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline does, indeed, as former NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg pointed out, serve as "a perfect...Show More Summary
Obama said that the pipeline, which he vetoed, bypasses American oil and would only carry Canadian oil. But, we all knew it was a lie and Washington Post’s Glenn Kessler even pointed it out.
Jane Kleeb of Bold Nebraska, a Keystone XL foe. Josh Israel and Katie Valentine at ThinkProgress have taken note of how organizations like the Institute for Justice and Heritage Foundation that are normally at the forefront of property...Show More Summary
The Washington Post's Glenn Kessler claimed that President Obama "appears to be purposely ignoring" the U.S. State Department's conclusions on whether most of the refined oil products from the Keystone XL pipeline would be exported.Show More Summary
As the battle over Keystone XL wages on, Canada takes measures to encourage billions to be spent on LNG exports.
Michael Bloomberg said in an op-ed that Obama should use the Keystone pipeline as a bargaining chip in negotiating a broader climate deal with Canada. Canada and the US’s policy frameworks are aligned. But Canada is considered near the bottom of industrialized countries making efforts on climate change. read more
“I’ve already said I’m happy to look at how we can increase pipeline production for U.S. oil, but Keystone is for Canadian oil to send that down to the Gulf. It bypasses the United States and is estimated to create a little over 250, maybe 300 permanent jobs. We should be focusing more broadly on […]
“If this were a wind mill project or a solar project, Republicans would have been hair-on-fire crazy supporting the property rights of farmers and ranchers... But because it’s an oil pipeline, it’s fine.” The post Keystone XL And The Property Rights Movement’s Selective Outrage appeared first on ThinkProgress.
This post has been updated. President Obama vetoed a bill authorizing the controversial Keystone XL pipeline Tuesday, carrying out a threat to reject one of the first measures the Republican-led Congress sent to the president's desk. Show More Summary
In October of 2011, the National Journal ran this headline about the Keystone XL pipeline debate: "Insiders: Obama Will Approve Keystone XL Pipeline This Year." The article's lede noted that "virtually all" or "70 percent" of the publication's...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama last week vetoed legislation that would have greenlighted the Keystone XL pipeline, linking Canadian oil sands to the U.S. Gulf Coast. The Senate lacks the votes to override Obama's veto. Yet Keystone isn't dead. Both Democrats and Republicans have an interest in...
Three days ago, President Obama pulled out his veto pen to derail the latest attempt by Big Oil's members of Congress to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Since then, there's been a lot of chatter among pundits about what the...Show More Summary
Barack Obama says the US should focus on “American infrastructure for American jobs for American producers”. ||| Washington - President Barack Obama criticised the Keystone XL pipeline as a boon to Canadian oil producers that gives short shrift to American workers, saying the US should focus on backing domestic energy projects. Show More Summary
RT | — As promised, US President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill from Congress which will halt construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Defying the wishes of the Republican-led House…
Yesterday, as expected, President Obama vetoed a Republican bill approving construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The G.O.P. leadership on Capitol Hill has said that it will try to get enough votes to override the veto. At this stage,...Show More Summary
The Keystone XL pipeline is a distraction from what’s really needed to solve climate change. This week President Obama is widely expected to veto a bill that would have approved the Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline, which would transport...Show More Summary
The Suncor tar-sands processing plant near Fort McMurray, Alberta, in September. In 1967, Suncor helped pioneer the commercial development of Canada's oil sands, one of the largest petroleum resource basins in the world. You wouldn't...Show More Summary