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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 ...

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...

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...

Obama Defends U.S. Process On Keystone XL

AP | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

TOLUCA, Mexico (AP) — President Barack Obama is defending the lengthy process the U.S. is using to decide whether to approve the Keystone XL pipelin...

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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Amanda Terkel

Progressive Activists Press Obama-Allied Group On Keystone XL

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Progressive activists frustrated with Organizing for Action's silence on the Keystone XL pipeline took their concerns to the group...

Lucia Graves

Workers Who Helped Obama Win Urge Him To Reject Keystone XL

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Almost 150 former staffers from President Barack Obama's 2012 reelection campaign on Thursday called on the president to reject a constr...

Outgoing U.S. Ambassador: Keystone Decision 'Very Important' To Canada

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 08.17.2013 | Green

TORONTO -- Outgoing U.S. ambassador to Canada David Jacobson says the Obama administration knows how important the controversial Keystone XL pipeline ...

Ryan Grim

OFAil: Obama Group Refuses To Push On Keystone

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top officials from President Barack Obama's campaign arm, which was recently rechristened as Organizing for Action, are working to dampe...

Sam Stein

Obama-Allied Group Enters The Climate Change Wars

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Organizing for Action, the advocacy arm pushing the Obama administration's agenda, will begin its next big policy push on Thursday with ...

Lucia Graves

Keystone XL Absent From White House Budget

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.10.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The White House budget released Wednesday highlighted President Barack Obama's all-of-the-above energy strategy, yet conspicuously absen...

Obama: Keystone Is Probably Not A Major Jobs Creator

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 03.14.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Jobs numbers and other benefits touted by supporters of the Keystone XL oil pipeline are probably exaggerated, President Barack Obama to...

A Challenge To Obama's Climate Change Pledge

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 03.23.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama pledged in his inaugural address Monday to respond to the threat of climate change, saying the "failure to d...