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House GOP Pushing Ahead With Keystone

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

BALTIMORE -- House Republicans say a fresh push for a 1,700-mile Canada-to-Texas pipeline could be part of a new round of negotiations over extending ...

Keystone Pipeline Fight Is Not Over

Renee Parsons | Posted 03.21.2012 | Green
Renee Parsons

As Bill McKibben and his environmental supporters bask in a well-deserved satisfaction of the now-infamous Keystone XL pipeline denial, a close reading of the president's statement indicates reason for concern.

Obama 'Takes Stand,' Rules Against the Keystone XL Pipeline

Bill Chameides | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Both sides are hyping the presidential decision as pivotal, with Bill McKibben hailing it as "a brave decision" and Jack Gerard characterizing it as "a clear abdication of presidential leadership." Let's try to deconstruct the hype to assess what the decision really means.

'Green News Report' - January 19, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: White Hou...

Canadian Officials Remain Hopeful Despite Keystone Setback

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green

TORONTO — Canada is looking at alternatives for exporting its oil since U.S. President Barack Obama announced he was blocking a pipeline from Al...

Guardians of the Ogallala

Rocky Kistner | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner

in the pristine prairies of the Great Plains states, ranchers have been engaged in the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline. At stake is the country's most important groundwater resource -- the Ogallala Aquifer.

PHOTOS: A Look Back At Keystone XL Protests

Posted 01.19.2012 | Green

After Obama announced Wednesday that he was rejecting TransCanada's permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, many environmental groups rejoiced over ...

Why the Keystone XL Rejection Won't Stop Tar Sands Development

Corbin Hiar | Posted 03.20.2012 | Green
Corbin Hiar

The Obama administration's decision Wednesday to reject a pipeline that would have carried crude from Canada's tar sands deposits to Texas oil refineries isn't likely to end investment in the carbon-rich fuel, industry analysts say.

Obama Has Gotten Himself Stuck in the Oil Sands

Peter Navarro | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Peter Navarro

When Congress forced the Obama administration to stop dithering on its decision to support the Keystone XL Pipeline, it revealed a White House's determined to cleave to ideology in the face of all common sense.

Lucia Graves

Romney Says Obama's Keystone XL Rejection Panders To 'His Political Base'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After President Obama confirmed he would deny a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, arguing the project fails to serve the national int...

Dirty Oil Lost Today But the Keystone XL War Goes On

Michael Kieschnick | Posted 03.19.2012 | Green
Michael Kieschnick

Clearly the White House has decided that in an election year caving to oil industry pressure and approving a pipeline to help a foreign oil company export dirty tar sands oil to China is not a winning strategy. But what about next time?

Boehner Hurls Accusation At Obama

AP | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is breaking his promise to create jobs by rejecting a plan to build an oil pipeli...

President Obama Stands Up to Big Oil

Robert Redford | Posted 03.19.2012 | Green
Robert Redford

Let's face it: Big Oil is used to getting its way. But not today... and we have President Obama to thank for standing up to them in spite of the political risk. This was a prime-time fight. The oil giants made sure of that.

Lucia Graves

Obama Administration Makes Decision On Keystone

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 01.19.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Acting on a recommendation from the State Department on Wednesday, President Barack Obama denied a permit for the contentious Keystone X...

'Green News Report' - January 17, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.18.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The owner...

Don't Believe the Fantasy Job Claims: Keystone XL is Not in Our Best Interest

Nicole Lederer | Posted 03.17.2012 | Green
Nicole Lederer

For very few jobs and no increased access to oil, we get to assume the liability of this project and its negative impact on our land, water and atmosphere.

Grassroots Strategy Is Key to Winning Keystone XL Fight

Jamie Henn | Posted 03.17.2012 | Green
Jamie Henn

As Keystone XL gets pulled into the center of the political battlefield, it's worth remembering how the pipeline became a national issue.

Big Oil Bullies and a Test of Wills

Michael Brune | Posted 03.17.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

Any Keystone XL permit issued now would be a blank check written to an oil company with a proven record of disregarding the rights of the American farmers and ranchers whose land the pipeline would cross and threaten.

Keystone XL in the 'National Interest'? No Way.

Noah Greenwald | Posted 03.14.2012 | Green
Noah Greenwald

Whether the pipeline "serves the national interest" is the threshold for deciding whether it can move ahead. The decision should be a no-brainer. Here are five reasons why Keystone XL is not in the national interest.

'Green News Report' - January 12, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.13.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: GOP plann...

Congressional Republicans Planning End-Run Around Obama On Contentious Issue

Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON--Congressional Republicans, who are urging President Barack Obama to give a permit to the Canad...

Top Five Ways to Change the World in 2012

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 03.12.2012 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

As we head into 2012, I invite you to think about what you can do to shake things up, make your voice heard, and make 2012 another banner year for people power.

'Green News Report' - January 10, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.11.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Rick Sant...

Green, Alive, and Kicking

Michael Brune | Posted 03.11.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

On the big issues, we scored three out of four with Obama this year -- not a bad record for a movement that supposedly was being ignored or taken for granted by the president.

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...