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Kate Sheppard

Another Firm That Evaluated Keystone Pipeline Had Ties To TransCanada

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The contractor that evaluated greenhouse gas emissions for the State Department's Keystone XL report is the latest company to come under...

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...

Keystone Clears Big Hurdle

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a major hurdle Friday as the State Department raised no major environmental obje...

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...

Enviros Gear Up For Mass Arrests Ahead Of Keystone XL Decision

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.12.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Environmental groups CREDO, Rainforest Action Network and the Other 98% say they are organizing more than 750 activists to lead mass act...

New Critique Raised Over Pipeline Analysis

AP | By MATTHEW DALY | Posted 06.22.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency again is raising objections to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from wes...

Lucia Graves

Report: State Department's Keystone Analysis Ignores True Climate Impact

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.16.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The State Department has drastically underestimated the damage the Keystone XL pipeline will do to the global climate, according to new ...

Boehner: No Reason To Block Keystone XL Pipeline

AP | By MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.02.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new State Department report is the latest evidence that the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada should be approved...

Lynne Peeples

U.S. Report Calling Keystone Pipeline 'Environmentally Sound' Outrages Environmentalists

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.01.2013 | Green

Environmentalists are fuming over the conclusion from the State Department that the Keystone XL pipeline -- a fiercely-debated proposal to transport h...

Environmentalists Upset Over State Department's Keystone XL Analysis

Posted 03.01.2013 | Green

The State Department released their Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline proposal on Friday...

Joshua Hersh

Keystone XL Contract Reveals More Evidence Of Conflict Of Interest

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.09.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The contract assigning a third-party company to investigate the environmental impacts of the Keystone XL project adds to questions about...

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.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Keystone XL: Activists Ask What State Department Is Hiding

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Green

Federal officials, responding this week to a year-old Freedom of Information Act request filed by environmental activists seeking to shine a light on ...

State Dept. Considers Rerouting Keystone XL Pipeline

AP | By MATTHEW DALY | Posted 01.09.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The State Department is considering a plan that would reroute the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada away from environmentall...

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...

State Department Could Face 'Fiercer Resistance' During Nebraska Pipeline Hearing

AP | GRANT SCHULTE | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

LINCOLN, Neb. — Dueling protesters tangled during a raucous hearing in Nebraska on Tuesday over a proposed Canadian oil pipeline that opponents ...

EPA Criticizes State Department's Analysis Of Transcontinental Oil Pipeline

AP | By MATTHEW DALY | Posted 08.07.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency is raising new objections to a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from western Canada to the Tex...