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Gazette opinion: Another frustrating delay on Keystone XL

President Obama did no favors for Montana Democrats when he again delayed a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline. Gov. Steve Bullock, Sens. Jon Tester and John Walsh, all Democrats, protested the delay and repeated their calls to build the oil pipeline from Canada. Republican Rep. Steve Dain…

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Gazette opinion: Keystone XL project satisfies Obama's carbon criteria

In a 47-minute speech on climate change, President Barack Obama gave hope to both opponents and proponents of the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Obama links Keystone approval to carbon emissions

Obama links Keystone approval to carbon emissions

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project from Canada to Texas should only be approved if it doesn't worsen carbon pollution.

June 25, 2013 5:42 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: TransCanada pipeline permit should be issued soon

As the bureaucratic permitting process grinds on, the latest environmental impact statement confirms there’s no substantial environmental or safety reason to stop the Keystone XL pipeline.

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TransCanada: Pipeline would not affect climate

TransCanada: Pipeline would not affect climate

WASHINGTON — In a shift in strategy, the company that wants to build an oil pipeline from western Canada to Texas said Tuesday that the project will have no measurable effect on global warming.

February 19, 2013 4:13 pm Photos



Guest opinion: Odds on Canadian tote boards favor Keystone’s completion

WASHINGTON — A few days before President Barack Obama’s second inauguration Clark Stevens, deputy White House press secretary, repeated to journalists a shopworn phrase: “the president is committed” to dealing with climate change issues and national energy needs.

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Bay Ltd. adding workers in support of oil boom

Bay Ltd. adding workers in support of oil boom

Employment at Bay Ltd.’s manufacturing facility in Billings is expected to eclipse 200 workers this summer as the company hustles to fabricate 29 massive steel structures that will be used in the development of Canadian oil sands.

June 29, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

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