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Two films concerned with water and environmental activism arrive in New York this week. “Groundswell Rising”, which premieres at the Maysles Theater in Harlem today, is about the struggle to safeguard lakes and rivers from fracking while ...
Hillary Clinton announced Sunday that she will run for president in 2016, and environmental groups are welcoming her to the race with the first of what could be many Keystone
The controversial pipeline
has become a litmus ...
On Sunday, Secretary of State
Hillary Clinton will announce her decision to seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. While the crowded Republican field has led to questions of how to fit all serious candidates on a debate stage, ...
President Obama could reject or approve the controversial Keystone
any day, week or month now. And as a decision looms, environmentalists face a daunting question: Can they recreate the kind of mass appeal that Keystone
inspires when ...
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said the Keystone
would not be disastrous for the climate.
Gina McCarthy’s comments on Monday came despite her agency’s position that low oil prices could mean that ...
The chief of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) told a Washington audience on Monday that building the contentious Keystone
from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico would not, by itself, constitute a "climate disaster."
A decision on whether to allow the Keystone
to be built in the U.S. could come at any time, but there are myriad other projects on the table designed to do exactly what Keystone
XL was designed to do: transport Canadian tar sands oil ...
About a dozen members of the environmental group Forecast the Facts showed up to the state
capitol building in Tallahassee Friday to deliver more than 40,000 electronically signed petitions asking for the probe, the Tallahassee Democrat ...
A Florida Department
of Environmental Protection land manager says he was sent home and formally reprimanded for speaking about climate change and the Keystone
at an inter-agency meeting last month.
The Tallahassee Democrat ...
In a far corner of North Dakota, just a few hundred miles from the proposed path of the Keystone
, 84,000 barrels of crude oil per day recently began flowing through a new line that connects the state
's sprawling oilfields to an oil ...
Secretary of State
John Kerry railed against climate change skeptics on Thursday, saying that "future generations will not and should not forgive those who ignore this moment, no matter their reasoning,' though he offered no direct clues on ...
No one told Bart Bibler not to use the terms “climate change” and “global warming” during his six months on the job at the Florida Department
of Environmental Protection.
Then, on March 4, he walked into a Florida Coastal Managers Forum, ...
Since President Barack Obama’s veto of the legislation approving construction of the Keystone
that Congress passed, there has been limited coverage and discussion by the Bangor Daily News and in the opinion pages.There was a ...
Fourteen months after the world watched in astonishment as poorly regulated coal-washing chemicals contaminated the Elk River in West Virginia, coal country residents and supporters are gearing up for an epic showdown on March 16 with the state
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 ...
The U.S. Senate today attempted to override President Obama’s veto of legislation that would force approval of the controversial Keystone
, but fell short with a vote of 62-37. To override the President’s veto it would have required 67 ...
The U.S. Senate failed on Wednesday to override President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation approving the Keystone
XL oil pipeline
, leaving the controversial project to await an administration decision on whether to permit or deny it.The ...
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 ...