WASHINGTON — The State Department on Friday raised no major objections to the Keystone XL oil pipeline and said other options to get the oil from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries are worse for climate change.
As soon as Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman gave his support to a reroute of the Keystone XL oil pipeline through his state, the chorus of pipeline supporters resounded from Helena to Washington, D.C.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman approved a new route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline Tuesday that avoids the state's environmentally sensitive Sandhills region.
President Barack Obama’s re-election generated calls for him to quickly approve construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline and pleas for him to reject it permanently.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Three Wyoming wind farm projects have been included for the first time on a list of renewable energy projects that the federal government will expedite review of for approval.
Unless President Barack Obama changes his mind, construction of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline won’t start until 2013 — if it starts at all.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — President Barack Obama’s decision to delay a decision on the Keystone pipeline is a short-term victory for environmentalists. The long-term prospects are murkier.