Keystone XL pipeline
Environmental activists gather near the Waldorf Astria Hotel protesting the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, May 13, 2013 in New York. The group marched from Bryant Park through midtown to rally outside the Waldorf Astoria hotel where President Obama was attending a fundraiser.
Hopefully the construction of the Keystone Pipeline will contribute to the growth trend in steel shipments in 2013 and 2014
Tar sands are certainly more energy intensive than the average oil refined in the U.S.—requiring more energy at the extraction phase ... Climate change is one of the most important issues our country has to address. While some have called the Keystone XL pipeline ‘game over’ for the climate, I believe it is simply not true.
The Keystone pipeline can help us reach our goals. It is good for job creation, good for energy security, and good for small business ... We have a rare opportunity to create thousands of jobs immediately, many through small businesses, and do so in a responsible way.More quotes »
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editorial about Abraham Lincoln, slavery, the Keystone XL pipeline and the Democrats is an excellent way to justify the Keystone (“A Crude Comparison,” Editorial, May 15). In a lot of ways, the Keystone pipeline is like the first transcontinental railroad. 5/18/13 from New York Post Read more »
Stephen Harper touts Keystone XL pipeline in New York, downplays oilsands emissions
YORK — The Keystone XL pipeline “absolutely needs to go ahead” because it will create jobs and bring energy security to the United States, Prime Minister Stephen Harper told an audience primarily made up of elderly businessmen Thursday. He said construction 5/18/13 from EcoEarth News Read more »
If you don’t live in Nebraska…
you haven’t paid much attention to Keystone XL, the pipeline bringing Canadian heavy oil through the U.S. to refineries and ports in Louisiana (where some of you do live) and Texas (anyone there?). One of the by-products of the refining process is something 5/18/13 from Commonweal Read more »
Obama should OK Keystone pipeline, Tipton says at hearing
When President Barack Obama announced Friday he was cutting red tape on federal construction projects, he was framed by heavy equipment owned by a man who testified Thursday in Congress that… I am a 7-day subscriber and want to set up online access. Activa from Grand Junction Sentinel Read more »
Great Plains tribal chairmen walk out on State Dept Keystone XL consultation
Country Today Media Network reports: Elders and chiefs of at least 10 sovereign nations walked out of a Keystone XL pipeline tribal consultation meeting with U.S. State Department officials in Rapid City, South Dakota, on May 16, calling the meeting ‘invalid.’ from Climate Science Watch Read more »