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U.S. oil production is suddenly booming. Question now is, will Obama say yes to the Canadian tar sands being part of this fossil fuel revival?
U.S. oil production is suddenly growing so fast that some analysts are questioning how much the...
05/21/2013 | Read More
Anti-pipeline candidate ahead in the polls loses British Columbia election, but pipeline projects still face hurdles.
Environmentalists suffered a setback on Tuesday when British Columbia re-elected a premier who left...
05/16/2013 | Read More
Under pressure, the department reverses itself and says it will provide online public access to comments on its controversial environmental review.
A State Department official confirmed that for the first time the department will make public all...
04/25/2013 | Read More
The Canadian company calls the scope and tone of the agency’s comments on the pipeline that will bisect the U.S. heartland 'somewhat surprising.'
WASHINGTON—The Canadian builder of the Keystone XL pipeline has lashed out at the Environmental...
04/24/2013 | Read More
Enviromentalists and the EPA take apart State Dept's Keystone review, and momentum shifts yet again toward pipeline opponents in the long-running battle.
WASHINGTON—Leading environmental groups declared on Monday that the Obama administration's latest...
04/23/2013 | Read More
When the State Department will make the written comments public, as required under the National Environmental Protection Act, remains unclear.
WASHINGTON—Advocates and opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline are due to file detailed comments on...
04/22/2013 | Read More
"The thing that bothers me about this bill is that everything is deemed," said Jerry McNerney, D-Calif. "You just can’t deem the truth."
WASHINGTON – A House subcommittee has taken the first step toward legislation that would push...
04/17/2013 | Read More
But experts say Alberta’s problem is that it's all but giving away its oil to industry, in a cycle of subsidy and overproduction that a pipeline won't end.
WASHINGTON—The premier of Alberta, Canada, made another visit to Washington D.C. last week,...
04/15/2013 | Read More
People in Nebraska are asking: If a pipeline that already exists needs to be moved in Arkansas, why route the Keystone through the Ogallala aquifer?
The utility that supplies water to most of central Arkansas has been concerned for years about an...
04/09/2013 | Read More
Requests for extensions are not uncommon but this one puts the agency in an awkward spot within a roiling national controversy.
WASHINGTON—The Sierra Club and other environmental groups have asked the State Department to extend...
04/04/2013 | Read More