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TransCanada, the company seeking to build the controversial pipeline
that would carry oil from Alberta to refineries in Texas, is leaning on Secretary of State
John Kerry to make a permitting decision.In letter to Kerry and other State
TransCanada Corp (TRP.TO) said on Tuesday that tightening climate-change rules from the governments of Canada and the province of Alberta help justify the construction of the controversial Keystone
The company, ...
Seven years ago this month, Barack Obama stood on a stage in St. Paul, Minnesota, and claimed victory in the Democratic presidential primaries. Hillary Clinton hadn't conceded, but the numbers told the story. Obama had clinched the ...
Rick Perry became the zillionth Republican seeking his party`s 2016 nomination when he announced his second presidential run in Dallas Thursday morning. The former Texas governor joined a crowded field of GOP contenders, and he has at least one ...
Canada faces a widening rift with America over climate change unless it deals with “excessive emissions” from the Alberta tar sands, according to a trusted adviser to both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.
John Podesta told the Guardian ...
Beach is one of the treasures of the California coast, a little-known curve of beach in the hills that on weekends like this one — Memorial Day — would be sprinkled with people who made their way up from Santa Barbara, about 20 ...
A month after revealing that TransCanada is under a compliance review for the Keystone
, the Pipeline
Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) disclosed it is also investigating the operations of Keystone
XL's southern route, ...
President Barack Obama delivered a somber lecture on the science of climate change to the graduates of the United State
s Coast Guard Academy on Wednesday as argued that global warning poses a threat to national security.
Obama's call to ...
The first drilling rig was met by a flotilla. On kayaks and other improvised rafts, hundreds of protesters took to the waters of Elliot Bay to oppose Royal Dutch Shell’s plans to drill for oil in the Arctic.
A second rig is expected in ...
Delayed approval of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone
is “frustrating” and puts off any economic benefit from the project, according to Canada’s Finance Minister.Speaking today in New York, Joe Oliver praised the trading ...
XL supporters often complain that President Barack Obama’s delay in deciding on whether to allow the oil pipeline
to be built is costing jobs and keeping the U.S. tied to unstable energy partners.
With the review now stretching ...
The upset election victory by a center-left party in Alberta--the heart of Canada's oil country--may also have eliminated one of the most public faces in the lobbying effort promoting the Keystone
Former Alberta premiers ...
What can we expect from the GOP’s latest Black Hope, Dr. Ben Carson, the Baltimore brain surgeon who finally declared his candidacy to be the next African-American president? If his policy positions on issues like climate change and energy policy ...
U.S. President Barack Obama is unlikely to deliver his verdict on TransCanada Corp's Keystone
between mid-June and mid-October for fear of being seen as interfering in Canada's upcoming election, said three Ottawa-based sources ...
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 ...