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Keystone Pipeline Approval

Kate Sheppard

House Passes Bill Forcing Keystone XL Approval For The 9th Time | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives passed a measure Friday that would force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. The House approved the ...

U.S. Senate Shouldn't Circumvent the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Process

Robert Redford | Posted 07.05.2014 | Green
Robert Redford

On Friday we learned that a lot of Republican U.S. senators and a smattering of Democrats are once again trying to make an end run around a legitimate process to assess the impacts of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

GOP Senators Pressure Obama On Keystone

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Dozens of Republican senators on Tuesday called on the White House to approve the Keystone XL pipeline as foes vowed ...

Tar Sands Oil: You Can Stall It, But I Doubt You Can Stop It

Jared Bernstein | Posted 07.27.2013 | Green
Jared Bernstein

Though what we should be arguing about is the cost/benefit ratio of extracting oil from tar sands, instead we're arguing about whether its delivery mechanism -- the pipeline -- is up to code. Once again, we're missing the endangered forest for the trees.

US State Dept. To Issue Assessment Of Keystone XL On Friday

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON, March 1 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department will release on Friday a long-awaited draft environmental assessment of the Keystone XL pi...

Be Heard on Keystone XL Pipeline Today

Anne Butterfield | Posted 10.01.2012 | Green
Anne Butterfield

Oddly, the State Department's environmental review process of the Keystone XL pipeline, carrying bitumen products from one of the planet's greatest bastions of climate wrecking carbon, does not include a consideration of climate impacts.

Keystone Pipeline: Facts and Fictions

Christopher F. Jones | Posted 05.22.2012 | Green
Christopher F. Jones

If we cannot agree to say no to projects that will entrench the use of fossil fuel energy -- even if they offer some short-term benefits -- we cannot hope to prevent global warming.

Congress and Keystone XL: A National Disgrace

Robert Redford | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics
Robert Redford

Let's be clear about the purpose of this move. It's a naked political stunt designed to hurt the president in an election year.

The Climate Post: 'Crony Capitalism' Alleged Behind Tar Sands Pipeline Review

Mason Inman | Posted 12.07.2011 | Green
Mason Inman

Emails obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request imply the State Department -- charged with evaluating the pipeline -- may have worked closely with TransCanada to help the plan win approval.