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GOP Lawmakers Upset With Obama Over Skeptical Remarks On Keystone XL

Reuters | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

* Appears State Dept recommendation 1 yr away -letter * Lawmakers request meeting with Obama WASHINGTON, July 31 (Reuter...

In Harm's Way: Crossing Paths With Keystone (MAP)

Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green

From the tar sands of Alberta to the oil refineries of Texas, the Keystone XL pipeline poses an array of potential environmental and public health ris...

Katy Hall

Keystone XL May Only Support 35 Permanent Jobs, New Report Says | Katy Hall | Posted 03.06.2013 | Green

If President Barack Obama approves the Keystone XL project, the 875-mile pipeline extension from the oil sands in Alberta, Canada, through Nebraska co...

Carly Schwartz

Was This The Biggest Climate Rally In SF History? | Carly Schwartz | Posted 02.19.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Thousands of environmental activists flooded San Francisco's One Market Plaza Sunday as part of a national day of action that organiz...

Report: Keystone XL Pipeline Economic Risks Ignored

Rocky Kistner | Posted 05.13.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner

The Cornell Report is a roadmap to how the Keystone XL pipeline will pose an unprecedented threat to America's rivers, aquifers and agricultural and drinking water sources.

Canadian Keystone XL Oil Pipeline: Why the Deception?

Edward Flattau | Posted 03.31.2012 | Green
Edward Flattau

Republican lawmakers seem convinced that President Obama's handling of the Keystone project will fragment the support of his industry, union, and environmental backers and deal him a blow in an election year.

Obama 'Takes Stand,' Rules Against the Keystone XL Pipeline

Bill Chameides | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Both sides are hyping the presidential decision as pivotal, with Bill McKibben hailing it as "a brave decision" and Jack Gerard characterizing it as "a clear abdication of presidential leadership." Let's try to deconstruct the hype to assess what the decision really means.

What's So Radical About Caring for the Earth?

David Suzuki | Posted 03.19.2012 | Green
David Suzuki

Is it radical to care for our country, our world, our children and grandchildren, our future? It seems more radical for a government to come out swinging in favour of an industrial project in advance of public hearings into that project.

Congressional Republicans Planning End-Run Around Obama On Contentious Issue

Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON--Congressional Republicans, who are urging President Barack Obama to give a permit to the Canada-to...

Sam Stein

Obama Aides: Keystone Inclusion 'Is Absolutely Not A Blink' | Sam Stein | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a press conference on Dec. 7, President Obama warned congressional Republicans not to attach a controversial crude oil pipeline from ...

Keystone XL: Danger Ahead

David Burwell | Posted 02.14.2012 | Green
David Burwell

Will Rogers advised politicians to "never overlook a good opportunity to shut up." Congress should adopt his advice as it considers fast-tracking the Keystone XL pipeline: keep quiet and let the permit review proceed at its own pace.

Joshua Hersh

State Department Warns Congress Not To Meddle In Pipeline Project | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.12.2011 | Green

The State Department has hit the brakes on a congressional plan to revive the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project, signaling Monday that it wou...

Keystone XL and Jobs: Just More Pipe Dreams

Robert Redford | Posted 02.10.2012 | Green
Robert Redford

This week the GOP leadership, once again, has sided with Big Oil against the will of the American people.

From the Oil Disaster Frontlines: Victory Up North as the Battle Rages in the Gulf

Rocky Kistner | Posted 01.11.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner

As Keystone XL protesters savor their victory to postpone the pipeline project, another oil policy decision this week did not turn out so well; a plan to expand drilling operations in the oil-damaged Gulf and pristine arctic.

White House Rally Sunday to Stop Keystone XL

John Adams | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green
John Adams

It's time we stood up, all of us, to say we won't put the American heartland at risk for a project that would wed our future to the past. We won't keep pushing to the ends of the Earth to feed our addiction to oil.

Obama: Health, Economic Factors Will Be Taken Into Account In Keystone Decision

Reuters | Jeff Mason and Matt Spetalnick | Posted 01.01.2012 | Green

By Jeff Mason and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said Tuesday health and economic factors would be taken into accoun...

#Surround the White House to Stop Keystone XL

Bill McKibben | Posted 12.28.2011 | Green
Bill McKibben

Next Sunday we'll be circling the White House with people -- a kind of ring-around-Obama designed to remind him that he has serious support for blocking the Keystone Pipeline.

Lucia Graves

Groups Sue To Block Construction Of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.05.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Environmental groups filed suit against the Obama administration on Wednesday, alleging that U.S. federal officials illegally allowed wo...

Internal Combustion

Robert Koehler | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green
Robert Koehler

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Tom Zeller Jr.

Former State Department Official: Keystone Pipeline Approval Likely | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 10.29.2011 | Green

David L. Goldwyn, who until earlier this year had served as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energ...

Sending a Message to Obama: Pipeline for Tar Sands Oil Is Not in America's Interest

Frances Beinecke | Posted 10.24.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Carrying this dirty fuel across six states and the Ogallala Aquifer, the source for water for the American Heartland, is inviting disaster.

Lucia Graves

House Votes To Expedite Review Of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline | Lucia Graves | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House passed a bill on Tuesday that gives the White House a Nov. 1 deadline to finish its review of Keystone XL, a controversial oi...

Lucia Graves

Regulators Block Restart Of Keystone Oil Pipeline | Lucia Graves | Posted 08.03.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration blocked a Canadian company from restarting its controversial oil pipeline on Friday, concluding that "continued...