United States Department Of State
BUTTE — The World Museum of Mining saw a different group of explorers Saturday morning when a bus from the Montana State University carrying about 40 people pulled up.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday promised a "fair and transparent" review of a Canadian company's plan to pipe oil from western Canada to refineries in Texas.
WASHINGTON — More than half the Senate on Wednesday urged quick approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, ramping up pressure on President Barack Obama to move ahead with the project just days after he promised in his inaugural address to respond vigorously to the threat of climate change.
The nine-acre parcel next to the Lewis and Clark County Fairgrounds, which is surrounded by a rusty chain-link fence and three strands of barbed wire, is an eyesore for many area residents but an opportunity for others.
WASHINGTON — Sensing a political opening, House Republicans on Tuesday approved a plan that links speedy approval of an oil pipeline from Canada to a measure renewing a payroll tax cut.
HELENA — U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg is sponsoring the House version of a bill meant to force President Barack Obama to act on a proposed oil pipeline from Canada, through eastern Montana and to refineries in Texas.
WASHINGTON — Angered by President Barack Obama's delay of a proposed oil pipeline from Canada, Senate Republicans are moving to force him to act.
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.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska lawmakers avoided a drawn-out political fight Thursday after a prominent critic of the planned Keystone XL pipeline backed away from his proposal to keep nearly all oil lines out of sandy-soil hills that sit atop an enormous U.S. water supply.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A pipeline that carries tar sands oil from Canada through seven states was temporarily shut down for "mechanical issues," the pipeline's owner said Wednesday.
MIDWEST CITY, Okla. — Backers of an oil pipeline that would cut across Oklahoma to deliver crude oil from Canada to refineries in Houston want the jobs that would come with the project, but environmental groups say the damage to natural areas isn't worth the benefits the shortcut would bring.
BISMARCK, N.D. - A proposed oil pipeline in western North Dakota has been scaled back because of the uncertain construction schedule of a second pipeline that it was intended to feed, state regulators said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - The House voted Tuesday to speed up a decision by the Obama administration on a contentious plan to send oil from western Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast.