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Obama Administration Delays Decision On Keystone XL Pipeline

By David Lauter and Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has delayed a decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project, perhaps until after November’s midterm election. A further delay in the evaluation of the pipeline, which already has lasted more than five years, is necessary because of a Nebraska state court […]

April 18, 2014

Democrats Lean Toward Building Keystone XL, Poll Shows

By Neela Banerjee, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Nearly half of Democrats favor granting a permit for the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, according to a poll released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. The $5.3 billion pipeline, which would ship oil from Hardisty, Canada, to Steele City, […]

March 19, 2014

Report: State Department Underestimated Effects Of Keystone XL Pipeline

The State Department’s analysis of the Keystone XL Pipeline greatly underestimates its potential environmental harm, according to a report by Carbon Tracking Initiative. In January, the State Department released its final environmental impact statement on the controversial pipeline. Notably, the statement insisted that construction of the pipeline “remains unlikely to significantly impact the rate of […]

March 6, 2014