Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Keystone pipeline

  • A coalition of environmentalists, conservative property rights activists and landowners are mounting a full court press against TransCanada in an attempt to derail the oil companys attempts to build the controversial Keystone XL pipeline in Texas.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Andre Gide wrote that everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.
  • (FOX News)
  • The opposing sides surrounding TransCanadas Keystone XL oil pipeline have stretched their cause from Nebraskas Sandhills to the nations capitol. In Washington, D.C.
  • (Daily Nebraskan)
  • WASHINGTON — A plan by U.S. Republicans to tie approval of the Keystone XL pipeline to passage of a highway funding bill has sent American environmentalists scrambling — again — to try and derail the proposal.
  • (The Vancouver Sun)
  • President Obama threatened to veto legislation that would expand oil drilling in Alaska and offshore reserves and greenlight the Keystone XL pipeline construction, after he warned this morning that gas prices will continue to rise.
  • (Daily Oklahoman)
  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Six Republican senators, including Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell, formally filed an amendment on Monday to a highway funding bill that would approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
  • (Reuters)
  • The finance minister for Canadas top oil producing province of Alberta said he expects the Canada-to-U.S. Keystone XL pipeline project to be revived following presidential elections this year.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • President Obama is in a pretty tight spot right now.
  • (Gateway)
  • WASHINGTON, DC, February 14, 2012 (ENS) - Over the last 24 hours, environmental and progressive groups flooded the Senate with more than 800,000 messages opposing TransCanadas Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
  • (Environment News Service)

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