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Jeff Danziger | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

Political enthusiasm for the pipeline cools.

Hillary Clinton: Protect Obama's Environmental Actions

AP | By DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 12.02.2014 | 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 11.19.2014 | 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 11.12.2014 | 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 11.07.2014 | 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 ...

Jimmy Carter Urges Obama To Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter on Wednesday announced his opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline, joining a group of Nobel laureates urging President B...

LOOK: Opponents Carve Massive Anti-Keystone Message Into Field

AP | Posted 06.14.2014 | Green

In this photo provided by Lou Dematteis, a huge crop art image protesting the proposed Keystone XL pipline covers an 80-acre cornfield outside of Ne...

Senate Democrats Urge Obama To Approve Keystone XL

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the...

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...

Rejecting Keystone XL is Good Politics As Well As Good Policy

Gene Karpinski | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Gene Karpinski

Despite all the bluster and spin you're hearing from the fossil fuel industry, Keystone XL likely won't be the determining factor in a single congressional race this year.

Nurses Demand Secretary Kerry Prove No Health Harm From KXL, 'Don't Pipeline My Patients'

Deborah Burger | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics
Deborah Burger

Registered nurses from coast to coast are stepping up the challenge to the controversial Keystone XL pipeline with a demand that Secretary of State John Kerry provide proof that Keystone will not harm the health and safety of Americans prior to any final decision on the project.

Gov Endorses Keystone Pipeline

AP | JORDAN SHAPIRO | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is in favor of the proposed oil pipeline route through the middle of the United States, joining o...

Buffett: 'The Keystone Pipeline Is A Good Idea For The Country'

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.03.2014 | Green

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett affirmed his belief that the Keystone XL pipeline would benefit America if it's approved by the Obama administrati...