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Keystone XL

John Kerry holds a joint press conference with John Baird
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...
Apr 22, 2013 | Read More
Rep. Lee Terry
"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...
Apr 17, 2013 | Read More
Alberta Premier Alison Redford
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,...
Apr 15, 2013 | Read More
Lake Maumelle
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...
Apr 9, 2013 | Read More
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks at the Ross Sea Conservation
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...
Apr 4, 2013 | Read More
ExxonMobil's Pegasus Pipeline ruptures in Arkansas
Exxon pipeline spill in Mayflower, Ark. illustrates concerns outlined in 54-page petition that EPA and PHMSA must now respond to.
A petition filed with federal agencies last week by a coalition led by the National Wildlife...
Apr 1, 2013 | Read More
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry with Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird
The State Department is refusing to provide routine and timely public access to comments filed on its controversial Keystone environmental review.
WASHINGTON—When the State Department hired a contractor to produce the latest environmental impact...
Mar 25, 2013 | Read More
President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Stephen Harper at a press conference i
Despite climate sweet talk from Alberta now, Keystone is a saga of missed opportunity and diplomatic failure, experts say.
As part of its effort to persuade the United States to accept the Keystone pipeline and the oil...
Mar 20, 2013 | Read More
In an interview, Canadian economist Robyn Allan explains how export pipelines like Keystone XL would do more harm than good for Canada's economy.
Prominent Canadian economist Robyn Allan made waves in Canada last year with papers claiming that...
Mar 13, 2013 | Read More
Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks
State Department assessment focused on market response to rejection, rather than the climate impact and environmental cost of a pipeline approval.
WASHINGTON—The surprising message of the State Department's latest Keystone review—that the...
Mar 12, 2013 | Read More