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Obama Keystone

'No' Is Not an Energy Plan

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 11.12.2015 | Politics
T. Boone Pickens

The president has stopped -- at least temporarily -- the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. But, that won't stop the relentless drive for Americans to create, to build, and to advance.

Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton Praise Obama's Rejection Of Keystone Pipeline

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley praised Preside...

Politicians React To Obama's Rejection Of Keystone Pipeline

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.06.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama announced the rejection of the Keystone pipeline on Friday. "The Keystone XL pipeline would not serve the national interest of ...

Obama To Deliver A Statement

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.06.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama will deliver a statement at 11:45 a.m. ET. Obama will speak from the Roosevelt room in the White House. He'll be accompanied by...

Obama Notes Concerns Over 'Extraordinarily Dirty' Canada Oil Extraction

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C., March 6 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Friday repeated concerns that the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project will only cre...

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

Robert Reich | Posted 04.21.2015 | 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.

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Advances Bill To Approve Keystone Pipeline Despite Obama's Veto Threat | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate advanced legislation Monday night to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, even though President Barack Obama has already said he...

Boehner: Obama's 'Out Of Excuses'

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2015 | 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 | 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"...

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 ...

Dems Press Obama To Make Tough Decision

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) - Eleven U.S. Democratic senators on Thursday called on President Barack Obama to make a final decision on whether to...

Reject the Keystone XL Pipeline Once and For All

Michael Marx | Posted 04.13.2014 | Green
Michael Marx

The president has more than enough evidence on carbon pollution, drinking water threats, public health threats, and safety threats to reject the pipeline. The facts speak for themselves: tar sands are toxic, corrosive, difficult to clean up, and carbon-intensive.

Sam Stein

So What Exactly Is Obama's Red Line On Keystone XL? | Sam Stein | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the lead-up to President Barack Obama's heavily billed speech on climate policy in June, the big question among members of the White ...

Obama To Consult Kerry For Next Move On Keystone Project

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama made clear he would make the ultimate call o...

Obama Waiting On More Keystone Reports Before Making Decision On Pipeline

Reuters | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama still wants to hear from other federal agencies before deciding whether to accept the Stat...

Celebs Take On Keystone XL In Hilarious Spoof

Posted 11.06.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Michael d'Estries: Halloween may have come and gone, but for activists fighting the Keystone XL pipeline, every day th...

Most Americans Still Support The Keystone Pipeline

Posted 09.27.2013 | Green

Most Americans continue to support the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, while at the same time favoring stricter greenhouse gas emissions guideline...

Kate Sheppard

Environmental Review Misses Key Impacts Of Keystone XL, Interior Department Claims | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

The Department of Interior has expressed concerns that the State Department is ignoring the potential impact the proposed Keystone XL pipeline could h...

Ryan Rainey

Hundreds Of Activists Protest Keystone XL At State Department | Ryan Rainey | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- About 200 environmental activists gathered in front of the State Department Monday morning to protest the proposed expansion of the Keys...

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...

Obama Disputes Job Projections For Controversial Pipeline

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON, July 27 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama called into question the number of jobs that would be created from the controversial Key...

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Fails Presidential Climate Test

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Posted 08.26.2013 | Green
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

Mr. President, we have clear evidence that tar sands development causes higher carbon pollution than conventional oil. And we have clear evidence that the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will drive expansion of the tar sands. Keystone XL gets a failing grade on the presidential climate test.

Lucia Graves

Good News For Keystone XL Opponents: Decision Now Lies With John Kerry | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The world is divided into two sets of people -- those who are kept up at night panicking about the existential threat that is climate ch...

Sam Stein

Obama Makes Major Announcement On Keystone | Sam Stein | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will ask the State Department not to approve the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline unless it...