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President Obama on Friday said building the Keystone
would “not even have a nominal benefit” to consumers, pushing back at claims it would lower gas prices further.Obama stressed that the issue at hand for Keystone
is “not ...
Senate Republican leader Tom Kean Jr. and state
Sen. Richard Codey today announced they have introduced a resolution opposing the planned Pilgrim Pipeline
, which would carry volatile oil through seven New Jersey counties over 178 miles from ...
After years of gauging the environmental, medical, economic and political risks of hydraulic fracturing, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is moving to ban this method of extracting natural gas from shale deposits in New York State
[Update, 9:30 ...
Once Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) becomes Senate majority leader next month, his first order of business will be to hold a vote on authorizing the Keystone
, he said on Tuesday. If it passes, that would force President Obama to either ...
President Obama spoke in dismissive terms of the Keystone
Monday during an interview on "The Colbert Report Monday, saying its modest benefits need to be weighed against its contribution to climate change, "which could be ...
In a not-so-subtle visit to Canada, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) pushed for construction of the controversial Keystone
XL oil pipeline
, but he might have lent a helping hand to environmentalists who oppose the project in the ...
Hillary Clinton, widely assumed to be planning another presidential run in 2016, spoke at a League on Conservation Voters (LCV) fundraiser in New York yesterday evening, displaying her usual cautious positioning and avoidance of anything that ...
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s environmental problem was on full display in back-to-back events here Monday evening.
First, Clinton appeared at a private fundraiser for Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), an embattled incumbent who favors construction ...
A measure to force approval of the Keystone
tar sands pipeline
was defeated in the U.S. Senate today by a vote of 59-41. Sixty votes were needed for passage of the bill.
All the Republican Senators and 11 Democrats voted for the bill. A ...
President Barack Obama might be open to using the Keystone pipeline
as leverage with Republicans if they cooperate on other aspects of his long-stalled domestic agenda, such as investing in infrastructure, closing tax loopholes or reducing carbon ...
As Senators began debating the fate of the Keystone
ahead of a Tuesday night vote on the project, it became clear that Republicans and Democrats viewed the Louisiana Senate seat, rather than the oil pipeline
, as the real prize in the ...
Q. What is the Keystone
A. The Keystone
system is designed to carry up to 830,000 barrels of petroleum per day from the oil sands of boreal forests in Alberta, Canada to oil refineries and ports on the Gulf ...
A U.S. Senate vote on the Keystone
, slated for Tuesday, won't resolve the seemingly endless pipeline
saga that has engulfed Barack Obama's presidency.
Even if the Senate passes a bill to force approval of the $8 billion ...
As she watches the red sun dip past the window of her home deep in a South Dakota valley, Beth Lone Eagle says she isn’t prepared to see a tar sands pipeline
tarnish any bit of “God’s country”.With the US Senate scheduled to hold a vote ...
House lawmakers passed legislation Friday to approve the Keystone
XL oil pipeline
to bring carbon-intensive tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada, to the Texas Gulf Coast. The Senate is expected to vote this week on a similar pro-Keystone bill ...
A Native American tribe in South Dakota has called a congressional vote to approve the Keystone
an “act of war” and vowed to close the reservation’s borders if the US government tries to install a pipeline
Just when President Obama marches forward on the issue of climate change, Congress scuttles backward.Last week in Beijing, America and China agreed to significant joint reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Over the weekend, at the G-20 ...
The Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill to approve the Keystone
XL oil pipeline
with a resounding majority on Friday, setting the stage for a showdown in the Senate next week.
The debate over completion of the ...
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives prepared to vote on Friday to approve the Keystone
XL oil pipeline
that will help transport oil from Canada to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, but a companion bill in the Senate may lack votes to pass ...
The U.S. State Department
must halt plans to expand an oil sands pipeline
route from Canada to Wisconsin until possible environmental harm has been closely studied, several green groups said in a lawsuit filed on Wednesday.
An Enbridge ...
Yesterday the Washington Spectator ran an investigative piece tearing the veil of secrecy from the Alberta Clipper pipeline
project, a plan by Canadian mining company Enbridge to build a pipeline
nearly equal in length and capacity to the ...
Bills to take approval of the contentious Keystone
from Canada out of the hands of the Obama administration could be headed for votes in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
Democrat Mary Landrieu, chair of the ...
Despite postelection nods toward cooperation, Republicans, who will hold the majority in Congress next year, appear poised to clash with President Obama over a range of energy and environmental issues, including the controversial Keystone
Rapid climate change sparks tornados and floods, battering the world and throwing Americans into a new era of fear.
That’s the apocalyptic premise of the 2004 film The Day After Tomorrow. In reality, climate change is a more distant ...
Now that Republicans have taken control of the Senate in addition to the House of Representatives, the attacks on the environment they`ve long advocated for will most likely rise to the top of the congressional agenda.
One prominent item ...