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The Keystone Veto: You Want Jobs? Try This

Mark Reynolds | Posted 02.24.2015 | Green
Mark Reynolds

Forty-two thousand jobs, even if they're temporary, is nothing to sneeze at. The reality, though, is that Keystone XL is not happening anytime soon. So if this Congress is "going to keep sending bills to his desk," there is legislation the president would likely sign that will produce way more than 42,000 jobs -- 2.1 million jobs over the next decade, in fact.

The President Should Not Only Veto The Keystone XL Pipeline But Stop It Permanently

Robert Reich | Posted 02.20.2015 | Politics
Robert Reich

The president says he'll veto the Keystone XL pipeline. He should do more, and put an end to the project altogether. He has the authority.

Kate Sheppard

EPA Comments Challenge State Department Conclusions On Keystone's Climate Impacts

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued comments on the State Department’s environmental analysis of the Keystone XL pipeline, stat...

Senate Democrats Stall Vote On Keystone XL Pipeline

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 01.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats temporarily stalled progress Monday on a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, the top priority of the Re...

As Oil Prices Fall, Is Keystone Still Necessary?

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO and JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 01.13.2015 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 50-percent plunge in the price of crude oil, resulting from abundant global oil supplies and cheaper gasoline at the pump, raise...

Boehner: Obama's 'Out Of Excuses'

Reuters | Posted 01.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - A decision by the Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday clearing the way for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline through the...

Kate Sheppard

White House Issues Veto Threat Over Keystone XL Pipeline

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House issued a veto threat Tuesday for pending legislation intended to force federal approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. ...

Obama Takes A Swing At Keystone Pipeline

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke on the Keystone XL pipeline during his last press conference of the year, saying the project would be "a nominal benefit"...

Pipeline Politics

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.06.2015 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

Political enthusiasm for the pipeline cools.

Hillary Clinton: Protect Obama's Environmental Actions

AP | By DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 02.01.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Steps that President Barack Obama has taken to help the environment must be protected, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clin...

Mary Landrieu Faces Tougher Re-Election Following Keystone Vote

AP | MELINDA DESLATTE | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A failed effort to push approval of the Keystone XL pipeline through Congress behind her, Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu now f...

Keystone XL Pipeline Chances Dim In Senate

Reuters | Posted 01.18.2015 | Politics

By Timothy Gardner and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Keystone XL supporters in the U.S. Senate faced tough odds on Tue...

Kate Sheppard

Mary Landrieu's Keystone Bill Close To Passing Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Legislation to force the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline picked up support Thursday as more Democratic senators signed on to Sen. M...

Senate Democrats May Vote On Keystone In Lame Duck Session

Reuters | Valerie Volcovici | Posted 01.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate may hold a vote on a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada when it returns from r...

Canadian Government Still Committed To Keystone XL Pipeline

Reuters | Posted 01.07.2015 | Green

OTTAWA, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Canada's Finance Minister Joe Oliver said on Thursday the government remains committed to the Keystone XL pipeline project...

If a Tar-Sands Project Fails in the Forest...

Michael Brune | Posted 12.01.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

No rational reason exists for doing this to our planet -- unless you count greed. Sadly, some people do. But even if you are willing to destroy 50,000 square miles of boreal forest just to make a profit, there's no way to justify destroying our future in the process.

Top 10 Ski-Town Golf Deals

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.29.2014 | Denver
Todd Hartley

Ski towns are called ski towns for a reason. I get that. But you'd be surprised by just how many golf addicts live in those towns and can't wait for those courses to melt each spring and show their true colors.

Rail Town Residents Fear Impacts Of Increased Oil Train Traffic

Reuters | Posted 07.25.2014 | Green

By Joshua Schneyer, Rory Carroll and Richard Valdmanis May 25 (Reuters) - Albany, New York Sheriff Craig Apple assured a room of conce...

Possible Game Changer For The Keystone Pipeline Debate

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green

(Adds quote from CEO, context) By Catherine Ngai May 21 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp is in talks with customers about s...

Landrieu: GOP More Interested In Exploiting Keystone Than Voting On It

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON, May 7 (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu accused Republicans on Wednesday of being more ...

Keystone Pipeline Backers, Opponents Spar Ahead Of Vote

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters and opponents of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline jockeyed for position ahead of an expected Senate vote on le...

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.

Kate Sheppard

Senators Seek To Force Approval Of Keystone XL Pipeline

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Senate supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline say they think they have enough votes to pass a bill that would force the approval of th...

Grimes Wants The Keystone Pipeline Approved

AP | ADAM BEAM | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes called on President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipel...

Keystone XL Delay Could Give Boost To Obama's Political Base

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2014 | Green

By Jeff Mason and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) - The latest delay to a final decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline ...