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Tar Sands Coal Export Boom: Petcoke Exports Second Highest Ever in April

Steve Horn | Posted 09.02.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Although no coal production is actually taking place here, a filthy fuel with even more severe climate impacts than coal is leaving port bound for foreign power plants.

API Spent $22 Million Lobbying for Keystone XL, State Dept. Contractor ERM an API Member

Steve Horn | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

It's important to remember that ERM was chosen on behalf of State by TransCanada itself . Further, one of the ERM employees tasked to conduct the SEIS, as exposed in Mother Jones investigation, is a former TransCanada employee.

'Green News Report' - June 18, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.18.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY...

Opposition Escalates Over Faulty Southern Leg of Keystone XL Pipeline

Stefanie Penn Spear | Posted 08.17.2013 | Green
Stefanie Penn Spear

Last month, it was reported that TransCanada was in damage control mode concerning flaws in the newly laid southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline after dozens of anomalies, including dents and welds, were identified along a 60-mile stretch north of the Sabine River in Texas.

Lynne Peeples

'Deeply Flawed' Keystone XL Review Prompts Lawsuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green

Environmental advocates are mounting pressure against the U.S. State Department over a Keystone XL review process they say is "plagued by conflicts of...

Lynne Peeples

Big Pipeline Operator's Business 'Is Organized Crime,' Whistleblower Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green

Former TransCanada Corp. employee Evan Vokes' impassioned testimony before a Canadian Senate committee last week painted "a very, very bleak picture o...

State Department Inspector General Probing Keystone XL Contractor's Conflicts of Interest

Gabe Elsner | Posted 08.05.2013 | Green
Gabe Elsner

In yet another investigation into the Obama Administration's activities, the State Department Inspector General is probing the conflicts of interest surrounding the contractor that performed the Keystone XL review.

The Keystone XL Shuffle

Tom Weis | Posted 08.03.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

Given that we just passed 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, it is time for every big national environmental group to demand that President Obama extinguish this 485-mile carbon bomb fuse, before it's too late.

Lucia Graves

Alan Grayson: GOP's Keystone XL Bill Is Unconstitutional

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green

House Democrats on Wednesday will challenge the constitutionality of Republican legislation allowing Congress to unilaterally approve the Keystone XL ...

Lynne Peeples

Huge Energy Company Seeks Restraining Order To Stop Protesters

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.07.2013 | Green

Doug Parr wasn't shy with his description of TransCanada's tactics, including those the pipeline company employed on Monday in an attempt to bar peopl...

Lynne Peeples

Activist Issues Warning On Keystone XL Refineries

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.06.2013 | Green

The stacks stand some 60 yards tall, yet the "heavy smoke and soot" they spew still fills the streets and playgrounds of Port Arthur, Texas, a local r...

Lynne Peeples

'Not Your Grandfather's Oil': Oklahomans Fear A Future With Keystone XL

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green

In March 1912, one lucky wildcatter struck black gold in Drumright, Okla. One hundred and one years later, Wheeler No. 1 is still pumping -- and n...

Lynne Peeples

Tribes Fight Keystone XL 'Black Snake'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green

Debra White Plume and Marie Brush Breaker Randall stood in the middle of Highway 44, alongside more than 70 other members of the Oglala Lakota Nation....

Oops, Inc.: Firm With History of Cover-ups Hired to Clean up Arkansas Tar Sands Spill

Steve Horn | Posted 06.15.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

O'Brien's has had its hands in the botched clean-up efforts of almost every high-profile oil spill disaster in recent U.S. history, including the Exxon Valdez spill, the BP Deepwater Horizon spill, the Enbridge tar sands pipeline spill into the Kalamazoo River, and Hurricane Sandy.

Ties That Bind: Ernest Moniz, Keystone XL Contractor, American Petroleum Institute and Fracked Gas

Steve Horn | Posted 06.09.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

In other words, the gas industry isn't joking about its desires to export shale gas to the global market, despite paying homage to the necessity to frack for "national security" and domestic energy purposes.

Keystone XL: So Close And Yet So Far

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 06.08.2013 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

If TransCanada felt it had weathered the worst of a five-year battle with environmentalists and other critics of the Keystone XL pipeline project, events of the last week or so will have curbed their enthusiasm.

Tar Sands Raw Deal: Arkansas Spill Is Another Reason to Say 'No' to Tar Sands Pipeline

Robert Redford | Posted 06.08.2013 | Green
Robert Redford

Tar sands expansion rewards the oil industry while putting us all at risk of oil spills and climate change. That's a raw deal by any calculation.

Keystone Pipeline: Environmental Impact Statement Revisited

Bill Chameides | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

Officials at TransCanada insist that their proposed Keystone XL pipeline is environmentally safe. Current events suggest otherwise.

State Dept. Keystone XL Contractor ERM Also Green-lighted Explosive, Faulty Peruvian Pipeline Project

Steve Horn | Posted 06.03.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Throughout its history, ERM has proven instrumental in the fossil fuel industry's deployment of the "Tobacco Playbook," magically transforming one-sided scientific debates like climate change and ecological impacts of extreme pipeline proposals into faux two-sided disputes.

Canadian Government 'Strongly Supports' New Pipeline Project

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2013 | Green

TORONTO, April 2 (Reuters) - The Canadian government said on Tuesday it was encouraged by TransCanada Corp's announcement that it plans to move for...

Lynne Peeples

'Scared As Hell' Of Keystone XL: Nebraskans Fear When, Not If, Pipeline Breaks

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green

When Meghan Hammond imagines the Keystone XL pipeline, she can't help but think of the Kalamazoo River. "The oil is still not cleaned up," said Ham...

Keystone XL Scandal: Obama State Dept. Hid Contractor's TransCanada Ties

Steve Horn | Posted 05.22.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

The firm that DeSmogBlog revealed has historical ties to Big Tobacco and currently has a client list that includes Koch Industries, ConocoPhillips and BP, Environmental Resources Management (ERM) Group, also has a direct connection to TransCanada itself.

As Obama Signals Surrender to TransCanada, It's Time to Focus on Keystone XL's Southern Leg

Tom Weis | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

Why aren't all Keystone XL opponents loudly demanding that President Obama stop construction of the pipeline's 485-mile southern leg that is destroying the lives of our fellow Americans in Texas and Oklahoma?

The Canadian Tar Sands Dilemma: We Still Need a Carbon Tax, Pipeline or Not

Joe Keefe | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green
Joe Keefe

A carbon tax is the only step that truly enlists markets in the fight against climate change. As fossil-fuel companies are forced to pay for the damage their carbon is doing to the planet, the price of their products would rise.

'Funeral for Our Future' Results in More Arrests as Keystone XL Protests Escalate

Adam Greenberg | Posted 05.14.2013 | Green
Adam Greenberg

This past Monday, a funeral procession over 100 strong trudged solemnly towards TransCanada's offices in Westborough, MA. Dressed in black and carrying paper flowers, the mourners sang a chilling dirge.