PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota farmers are nearing the end of a record corn harvest this week, but they have serious concerns about grain prices, storage options and rail congestion heading into spring. And they’re looking for more options than the Keystone XL pipeline to help.
A day after 39 Democratic U.S. senators and two independent senators voted against constructing the Keystone XL pipeline, it’s worth noting why the proposal for transporting Canadian crude has bipartisan support in Montana.
WASHINGTON — Republican leaders promised Tuesday to take up and pass a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline next year if the Senate fails to advance the measure this fall, or President Barack Obama vetoes it.
It’s no secret that Election Day brought some change to Congress. For the first time since you elected me to the U.S. Senate, I will be a member of the minority party.
Proponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline have complained that election-year politics is behind President Barack Obama’s recent decision to hold off on approval of the $5.4 billion project.
U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., is calling on Congress to approve the Keystone XL pipeline and take future decisions about cross-border infrastructure projects out of the president's hands.
WASHINGTON — Senate supporters of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline conceded Thursday they lack the 60 votes necessary to pass legislation authorizing immediate construction of the project, but said they remain hopeful of prevailing.
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…
WASHINGTON — Eleven Senate Democrats are urging President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May.
A recent email sent by the American Tradition Partnership on the subject of the Keystone Pipeline
Exec says pipeline will help
The proposed Keystone XL pipeline was touted Tuesday as a key factor in the nation’s efforts to obtain secure energy resources and improve national security.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama told governors at a White House meeting Monday that he expects to decide on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada in the next couple of months, two Republican governors said.
After another year of exhaustive review, the U.S. State Department found no good reason to deny TransCanada a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline.
U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., stopped by the Billings Gazette late Friday a few hours after being appointed by Gov. Steve Bullock to replace former Democratic Sen. Max Baucus.
WASHINGTON — Former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he believes the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada should be built.
About the only thing U.S. Senate candidates Dirk Adams and John Bohlinger agreed on Tuesday night was that fellow Democrat John Walsh was a no-show for their Billings forum.
The denial must end. For the sake of Americans and Canadians who live near rail lines transporting Bakken crude, government and industry must deliver a higher level of safety.
About 3 million barrels of crude are being loaded into the southern section of the Keystone XL pipeline as operators prepare to start operations next month, even as environmental critics continue to assail the safety of the project and lament legal setbacks that allowed the project to move forward.
After years of discount rates on Canadian crude, Billings refineries may see a price change in the tide of oil as the supply bottleneck eases.