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The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Obama’s veto of a bill that would have approved construction of the controversial Keystone
XL oil pipeline
A bipartisan majority of senators were unable to reach the two-thirds vote ...
For Julia Trigg Crawford, watching TransCanada construct the southern leg of the Keystone
on a corner of her 600-acre farm was “gut-wrenching.”
Crawford, who lives in Direct, Texas, had been trying since 2011 to keep the ...
Most environmentalists say construction of the Keystone
would be "game over" for the climate, but former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says there's an upside--if President Obama can trade it for a climate deal with ...
U.S. climate negotiators have told their Canadian counterparts that Canada’s plan to cut carbon emissions could be one of the factors that President Barack Obama weighs as he considers whether to approve the Keystone
, a U.S. official ...
President Obama on Tuesday vetoed the bill Congress passed this month forcing approval of the proposed Keystone
. But the project isn't dead yet, and the U.S. State Department
's long approval process for the Keystone
Barack Obama has blocked a Republican bill that would allow a contentious extension of the Keystone
, in a rare veto that arrived in low-key fashion but leaves open a long road to the end of his presidency.
Though long ...
Derailment and fires of two oil trains last week, in a remote region of Ontario and a populated West Virginia river shore, have intensified opposition here even as oil refiners step up shipments along waterfronts of Puget Sound population ...
Congress plans to send the Keystone
bill to President Obama’s desk today. The president is “poised to reject” the GOP-backed legislation “with a swift veto,” according to The Hill.
“I would anticipate, as we’ve been saying ...
TransCanada, the company pushing the Keystone
XL plan, is cooking up some new projects. Watch out.
First: A pipeline
going in the other direction. This one would move oil from North Dakota, where drilling is booming, up to Canada. The ...
The Canadian company behind the long-delayed Keystone
XL oil pipeline
will seek U.S. government approval for another pipeline
-- this one going north.
Industry officials in North Dakota say the proposed Upland Pipeline
could reduce ...
A Canadian government agency lobbying for the construction of the Keystone
XL oil pipeline
contributed nearly half a million dollars to the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation last year, part of a surge in foreign donations ahead of ...
Yesterday, 95 scientists and economists released a letter urging President Obama and Secretary Kerry to reject the Keystone
XL tar sands pipeline
, calling it a “step in the wrong direction” if the Obama administration is serious about addressing ...
An Environmental Protection Agency review of the Keystone
emphasized that the recent drop in global oil prices might mean that construction of the pipeline
could spur increased development of the Canadian oil sands — and thus increase ...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has handed new ammunition to President Barack Obama in his battle against Congress over the proposed Keystone
from Canada.In a letter released Tuesday, the EPA disputed a key contention ...
In June 1975, a Yale economist named William Nordhaus published a paper for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, an Austrian think tank. In the paper, he put forward a theory about a potentially globe-altering climate-change ...
For as long as 400-ton dump trucks have been rumbling around the open pit mines of Canada’s oil sands, crews from Kal Tire have been on hand to replace and repair their $70,000, 13-foot diameter tires.But the relationship, going back over ...
Monday is the deadline for eight federal department
s, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, to complete reviews of the Keystone
XL oil pipeline
. The critical milestone could put the Obama administration on track to issue its final ...
The Obama administration is under pressure from Congress to decide on the fate of the Keystone
after the Senate approved a bill Thursday that would greenlight the pipeline
's construction. A final bill could land on President Obama's ...
On a muddy bluff overlooking the Yellowstone River, Paul Peronard watched as workers tried to mop up oil through holes drilled into the frozen surface. Nearby, a whirring vacuum truck held crude from the first serious U.S. spill into icy water in ...
The Senate passed a bill approving construction of the controversial Keystone
on Thursday, setting up a showdown with President Barack Obama, who has promised to veto the measure.
Thursday's vote culminated six years of ...
After weeks of unusually robust debate, the Senate on Thursday approved legislation to expedite construction of the massive Keystone
, brushing aside President Obama`s threat to veto the measure.
Passage secured not only a top ...
The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate passed a bill to approve the Keystone
, setting up a conflict with President Barack Obama who has promised a veto.
The Senate voted 62-36 Thursday for the measure that would circumvent the ...
The long and tangled history of U.S. climate politics got a new chapter this week, as the U.S. Senate today finished work on a bill that would force the Obama administration to approve the Keystone
, which would carry crude from ...
President Barack Obama’s call to restrict oil exploration on 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge probably won’t have much practical impact for an area already off-limits to drillers, though it’s created a new fault line with ...
Ranchers arrested for trespassing on their own property. Preachers moonlighting as land agents. Billionaire activists hiring former Navy SEALs to conduct mock terror attacks. Given the farcical turns the fight over Keystone
XL has taken, it’s ...