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The Ojibwe Take A Stand For Treaty Rights, Hoping To Defeat A Pipeline

The Huffington Post | Julian Brave Noisecat | Posted 08.28.2015 | Politics

About 40 members of several Ojibwe communities in Minnesota staged a protest this week over their right to hunt, fish and harvest wild rice off the re...

An Open Letter to the Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics
Anne Dilenschneider

Dear Editor, Now that you have interviewed Mr. Corey Goulet, TransCanada's president for Keystone Projects, and the South Dakota Public Utilities hea...

Sea Lion Rescued From Santa Barbara Oil Spill Dies At SeaWorld

Reuters | Alex Dobuzinskis | Posted 05.23.2015 | Green

LOS ANGELES, May 23 (Reuters) - A sea lion that became streaked with petroleum from an oil spill on California's Santa Barbara coastline this week has...

Kate Sheppard

Santa Barbara Spill Revives Outcry Against Coastal Drilling

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.22.2015 | Politics

In Santa Barbara, California, a major oil spill has shut down beaches just ahead of Memorial Day weekend, with as much as 105,000 gallons of oil spill...

Act Now to Protect Our Ocean and Fresh Water

Riki Ott | Posted 05.24.2015 | Green
Riki Ott

Now is the time to unite our voices to protect what we love, because a small, often overlooked "something" is happening that will have a huge impact on the future of oil drilling in this nation.

Stephen Harper's Petro-State Is Built on Tar Sands

Washington Spectator | Posted 05.02.2015 | Green
Washington Spectator

Over 90 percent of Canada's oil reserves are bitumen, the costly production of which nets only 4 percent to Canada's GDP. But oil represents 40 percent of the country's exports. So the urgency to develop and export the tar-sands oil has become a national priority.

Keystone XL Pipeline Loses Support From U.S. Customer

Reuters | Posted 02.13.2014 | Green

By Cezary Podkul NEW YORK, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Continental Resources, one of the companies that has committed to ship crude on TransCa...

5 Reasons We DON'T Need More Oil Pipelines

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by Emily Main, online editor at Rodale News It's a topic that's nearly yawn-worthy, environmentalists spouting their rage at an oil company trying t...

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...

GOP Rep Calls Keystone A 'No-Brainer'

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.01.2013 | Green

Encouraged by the passage of a Senate budget amendment to approve the construction of the Keystone XL, Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.) is touting his support ...

Lucia Graves

Why One Texas Native Opposes Keystone XL

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.19.2013 | Green

Maya Lemon, a 23-year-old from Nacogdoches, Texas, grew up just a few miles away from the path of the Keystone XL pipeline's southern arm. Now an o...

Lucia Graves

One Man's 1,700-Mile Journey To Understand Keystone XL

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.08.2013 | Green

After two years of living in his van and "eating lots of peanut butter," Ken Ilgunas, 29, opted for a new adventure. In September he hitchhiked to Can...

Western U.S. Demonstrates Scale of Climate Challenge

Deborah Gordon | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green
Deborah Gordon

Western Lands, both in the Rocky Mountain and High Plains states, could be an increasingly active area for these oil drilling and production activities.

Oil Juniors Set High-Risk Investment Trend: Interview With Emperor Oil CEO Andrew McCarthy

James Burgess | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business
James Burgess

Risk perception isn't what it used to be. Ask the swelling ranks of Canadian junior oil and gas companies braving high-risk venues like Sudan, Iraq and even Yemen.

Latest Tar Sands Pipeline Spill Destroys Waterway, Livelihoods in Alberta, Canada

Michael Marx | Posted 08.13.2012 | Green
Michael Marx

This spill is just the latest from Plains Midstream Canada; the company had another massive 28,000-gallon oil spill only last year. And that's just one oil company. We can do better than this -- Canada, the U.S., and beyond. We can all do better than oil.

Keystone XL Likely Dead

Daniel J. Graeber | Posted 06.24.2012 | Green
Daniel J. Graeber

Critics of U.S. domestic energy policy are trying to maneuver the Keystone XL oil pipeline past the Oval Office, but in the long shadow of the Keystone XL pipeline project are a series of domestic oil pipelines that could make Keystone redundant by the time it goes into service in 2015.

Hauling the Koch Brothers Into Congress

Robert Greenwald | Posted 03.31.2012 | Green
Robert Greenwald

The Koch brothers are doing whatever they can to avoid testifying in Congress, despite the fact that the Kochs informed the Canadian government of their "direct and substantial" interest in the Keystone XL pipeline.

Lucia Graves

GOP Hopeful's Keystone XL Script Cribbed From TransCanada

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After calling out an opponent for plagiarism, Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon pulled key parts of her own Keystone XL op-ed, w...

Congress Has Its Own 'Oops' Moment

Politico | DARREN GOODE | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

It was a celebrated, bipartisan achievement: Congress sent the president a bill to address pipeline safety issues -- a sign that lawmakers could get b...

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...

Progressives Launch Anti-Keystone XL Pipeline Ad Campaign

Posted 12.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Progressives fighting to stop the construction of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline found a new outlet for their message this week with...

Joshua Hersh

Keystone XL: State Department Pushes Back On Claims Of Bias In Pipeline Review Process

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The State Department has begun to push back on claims by environmental groups that the process for approving a controversial oil pipelin...

Will President Obama Side With the Koch Brothers or American Families?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Charles Koch, one of our country's most prolific conservative donors, was recorded praising his oil, energy and Wall Street friends who contributed millions of dollars to his political causes.

Lucia Graves

Yes You Better: Obama Campaign Writer Arrested In TransCanada Pipeline Protest

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 10.30.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Among the 500-plus people to get arrested since August 20 for sit-in protests outside the White House is Elijah Zarlin, formerly a senio...

Lucia Graves

State Department Moves Forward On Construction Of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 10.26.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The State Department on Friday released its final environmental assessment of the Keystone XL, removing a major barrier to the construct...