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Private Oversight of Keystone XL: For Scrutiny or For Budget?

The feds have added two new oversight requirements for Keystone XL's approval, citing construction concerns. But TransCanada must pay for the additional tally-takers.…

Transmission for Renewables: Cheaper and Greener Than Natural Gas Pipelines

Keystone XL is just one of numerous natural gas pipelines being built around the US as a result of the boom in shale…
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Keystone XL Report: Is It Really About the Environment?

It may not be as exciting as the Super Bowl was, but the U.S. government's 44-page report on the potential impact of the…
Tom Steyer launches new TV ad series against Keystone XL Pipeline.

Canadian Pipeline Sheds Light on Ecological Impacts of Keystone XL

If President Obama was looking for data and proof that the oil sands extraction process would affect climate change, he needn’t have looked…
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Sierra Club Climate Change Report Flunks Keystone XL

Sierra Club's well-packed 17-page report, Fail: Why Keystone XL Flunks the Test, is an expository on the many ways that TransCanada’s south-bound pipeline…
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Coalition Tries to Block Huge Tar Sands Development in Utah

A protracted legal battle is in the offing after a coalition of conservation groups filed a 253-page “request for agency action” urging the…
The Keystone Mapping Project tracks the 1,700-mile route of the proposed crude oil pipeline.

The Keystone XL Map the State Department Doesn’t Want You to See

An independent project aims to remove the veil of secrecy that has cloaked the proposed route of the Keystone XL heavy crude oil…
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Citizen Hansen Continues to Battle Climate Change

Dr. James Hansen, head of NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies, is continuing to warn the public of the dangers of climate change…

Down and Dirty with Tar Sands Pipelines

Tar sands: a really dirty business.
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Keystone XL Pipeline Could Cost More Jobs Than It Creates

The Keystone XL pipeline would only create 20 permanent jobs in the six states along its proposed route, according to a recent study.

The Fight to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline Continues

The fight to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline continues. Six Republican senators, including Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnel, filed an amendment on Monday,…

Keystone XL Pipeline Relies on Eminent Domain for Success

Over the weekend, protesters marched on Washington against the construction of the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline. A variety of environmental reasons…
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Harry Reid Joins Opposition to Keystone XL Pipeline

It seems that the approval of the permit by the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to expand the Keystone XL Pipeline, a…
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Can Protests Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline?

With a revolution in Libya grabbing headlines and the president on vacation, you might be forgiven for being unaware of major protests underway…
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Learning from American Petroleum Institute’s Fake Twitter Campaign

Social media has become a popular engagement tool for both companies and organizations. So far the examples we had of social media usage…