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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry waves after speaking during the Iowa Republican Party's Lincoln Dinner, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Rick Perry pushes Keystone XL during Iowa GOP event

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Speaking before roughly 1,300 people gathered Saturday night at an Iowa Republican Party dinner, Perry said the pipeline would drive down the cost of electricity and help lower taxes and boost wages.
(Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

Documents show FBI illegally spied on Houston Keystone activists

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The documents, about 80 pages obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, show the investigation was opened in early 2013 after a meeting of the FBI and TransCanada. It was closed in June 2014 after the bureau failed to identify extremist activity amongst anti-Keystone demonstrators, the Guardian reports.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, along with Mayor Julian Castro speak with Madison High School students in San Antonio about their solar car initiative.  (Photo: Helen L. Montoya/San Antonio Express News)

Ernest Moniz: Changing business models in energy demand new infrastructure investments

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Energy Secretary Moniz spoke to FuelFix about and the changing face of domestic energy and the need to modernize the nation’s aging infrastructure for moving oil, gas and electricity.
(Bloomberg Photo/Scott Dalton)

South Dakota hearing on Keystone XL pipeline delayed

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Pipeline opponents asked for the hearing postponement in South Dakota because they said the original schedule was too tight.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Report: Energy issues dominate congressional agenda – with little to show for it

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Energy and environmental issues have gotten more votes in the Senate than any other issue so far this year, even though none of the measures have become law, according to a new analysis.
President Barack Obama arrives to speak on March 22, 2012 at the TransCanada Stillwater pipe yard in Cushing, Oklahoma. (AFP PHOTO/Mandel Ngan)

Senate clashes with Obama on Keystone XL veto

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Senate champions of Keystone XL failed to override President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation that would authorize the pipeline on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama arrives to speak on March 22, 2012 at the TransCanada Stillwater pipe yard in Cushing, Oklahoma. (AFP PHOTO/Mandel Ngan)

Federal Permitting Reform Should Apply to Keystone XL

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The six-year long debate over Keystone XL has unfortunately moved way beyond a discussion about the merits of this particular project and become a proxy for discourse on other public policies, including the direction of U.S. energy policy, action on climate change, energy security and regulatory certainty for private companies. While the politics of the […]
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Celebrities line up to blast Keystone XL

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The singers, filmmakers and actors — including “Revenge” star Emily VanCamp and Dawn Oliveri of “House of Lies” — lay out arguments against the pipeline in a new video.
President Barack Obama arrives to speak on March 22, 2012 at the TransCanada Stillwater pipe yard in Cushing, Oklahoma. (AFP PHOTO/Mandel Ngan)

U.S. tells Canada its climate goal may play Keystone role

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Obama has secured climate concessions from China and India as part of those UN talks. A similar deal with Canada could help offset the anticipated environmental damage from the TransCanada Corp. pipeline, responding to project opponents.
(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

Obama vetoes Keystone XL bill

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The fight over the $8 billion project is far from over, with Republicans vowing to try again to force construction and a White House spokesman stressing that Obama’s veto does not foreclose an eventual permit for TransCanada’s proposed border-crossing pipeline.