Keystone XL Pipeline

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Alaska's Lessons for the Keystone XL Pipeline

Sep 25 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: National Center for Policy Analysis

Earlier this year the Obama administration again delayed a decision about the Keystone XL pipeline. The 1,200 mile, $5.2 billion pipeline could increase North American energy security and create more than 15,000 jobs, according to Stephen Moore and Joel Griffith of the Heritage Foundation. The unwillingness to approve the pipeline can be found in the insistence by many environmental groups like the Sierra Club that are vehemently o ...
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Republicans try to turn Tom Steyer into a midterm bogeyman

Sep 16 2014 10:16am CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

Republicans are taking a page out of the Democratic playbook by seeking to make billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer into a midterm election bogeyman. The latest effort comes in a new TV ad from the Republican super PAC American Crossroads attacking Rep. Bruce Braley (D) in the Iowa Senate race. The 30-second commercial hits Braley for voting against the Keystone XL pipeline after previously supporting i ...
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Republicans Plan Policy Agenda for Senate

Sep 2 2014 12:21am CDT | Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

"As odds improve that the GOP will control both chambers of Congress next year, Senate Republicans are starting to plan an agenda intended to extract policy concessions from President Obama without inducing the capital's market-rattling brinkmanship of recent years," the Wall Street Journal reports. "Republican senators say the emerging plans aim to show voters that the party can successfully govern--enacting GOP policy while av ...
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Nebraska Candidate For Governor: Keystone XL Is ‘A Climate Change Issue’

Aug 26 2014 2:30pm CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook speaks in Omaha, Neb., Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, after being endorsed by three former Omaha mayors, including Mike Fahey, right, and Mike Boyle, left. CREDIT: AP Photo/Nati Harnik Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook’s opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline goes beyond concern for his state: primarily, he’s worried about climate change. “I believe, from all my experience, that building the infrastructure to help facilitate that ...
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You Thought There Was no Possible Link Between Ferguson and Climate Change? Think Again...

Aug 23 2014 4:56am CDT | Source: Big Government

Climate change is a serious problem because... Ferguson. So says environmental activist Deirdre Smith of left-wing pressure group 350.org. In an editorial written for Common Dreams ("Breaking News and Views for the Progressive Community"), she claims that it "isn't hard" to link the current tensions in Ferguson, Missouri with global warming. She writes: When crisis hits, the underlying racism in our society comes ...
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Latest Anti-Keystone Argument: Pipeline Would Cut Global Oil Prices

Aug 12 2014 1:51pm CDT | Source: Big Government

A new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change finds that the Keystone XL pipeline, if approved, would cut global oil prices. For many on the left, that's the bad news. The official U.S. State Department estimate of carbon released by production of Canadian tar sands in connection with the Keystone XL pipeline was between a million and 27 million tons per year. The new estimate published ...
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Keystone XL Delay Has Consequences

Aug 7 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: National Center for Policy Analysis

For five years, the Keystone XL pipeline project has been delayed, waiting on presidential approval. The economic gains that would result from the project -- new jobs, wages and access to North American oil -- are just one part of the Keystone puzzle. As Catrina Rorke of the American Action Forum explains, construction of the pipeline would also bring environmental and human benefits. If built, the pipeline will transport 4 percent of the oil tha ...
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State Department's Real Errors in Keystone XL Review

Jul 31 2014 11:27am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Last month, the State Department published an errata sheet for the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (FSEIS) of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline project. State Department's error sheet, and much of the coverage of it, clearly points out that railing tar sands is potentially even more dangerous than pipelines. This is true. It is also true that it would be even more dangerous still to transport tar sands in buckets via fire juggl ...
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