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Stephen Harper’s Petro-State Is Built On Tar Sands

Keystone XL may not be that important to the American economy, but it’s absolutely critical for Canada.

February 25, 2015

Obama Should Gut It Out; Ditching Keystone Is A No-Brainer

The arguments for Keystone XL are getting weaker and weaker.

February 5, 2015

Senate Approves Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Despite Veto Threat

After three weeks and nearly 50 amendment votes, the Senate has passed a Keystone XL bill.

January 29, 2015

Senate Debates 18 Amendments To Keystone Pipeline Bill

Congressional Republicans don’t intend to let reality stop their Keystone XL push.

January 29, 2015
Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky speaking at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.

Keystone Backers Predict Final Senate Passage By Weekend

The Senate is on track to pass a Keystone XL bill — but President Obama’s veto pen looms large.

January 27, 2015

Congress Is Ready To Pass Keystone, But Is Pipeline Even Viable?

As Washington goes to war over Keystone XL, the pipeline’s economics look more questionable than ever.

January 7, 2015
Environmental activists protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, in New York on May 13, 2013

White House: Obama Would Veto Keystone Pipeline Bill

The White House has finally taken an explicit position on Keystone XL legislation.

January 6, 2015

Democrats Could Uphold Obama Veto Of Pipeline Legislation, Schumer Says

Senate Democrats aren’t budging on Keystone XL.

January 5, 2015

Keystone XL Pipeline May No Longer Make Economic Sense, Experts Say

The hype surrounding the pipeline is slowly giving way to fiscal reality.

December 15, 2014

Appalachia Gathers Dissent To Gas Pipeline Bound For Eastern North Carolina

Is the Atlantic Coast Pipeline a sorely needed job creator, or a disaster waiting to happen?

November 13, 2014

Federal Fines For Crude Oil Loaded On Trains Don’t Address Tank Car Safety

By  Curtis Tate, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Department of Transportation announced fines Tuesday for three oil companies for not properly classifying the crude oil it loaded into rail cars. However, even if the oil had been properly labeled as more dangerous, it could still have been loaded into the same rail cars with a […]

February 5, 2014

State Department Says Keystone XL Would Have Little Impact On Climate Change

WASHINGTON — A long-awaited environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline released Friday by the State Department found the project would have a negligible impact on climate change, bolstering the case for the controversial project as it heads to the White House for a decision on its construction. During a sweeping speech on climate change […]

January 31, 2014