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Commentary: Alaska voters hold the key to North Slope

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Commentary: As political shenanigans continue to delay approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, Alaskan voters hold the key to avoiding a similar fate for what could be North America’s largest pipeline project.
Crewmen work a site for TransCanada's Keystone XL project in Wood County, Texas. (Cody Duty / Houston Chronicle)

Energy savings bill fails amid election politics

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A widely popular, bipartisan energy savings bill fell victim in the Senate on Monday to election-year politics and the Obama administration’s continued indecision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline rally on the National Mall in Washington. (Pete Marovich/Boomberg)

Energy bill mired in Keystone XL dispute

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A bipartisan bill to promote many of the same efficiency goals Obama touted Friday in California is expected to go down in defeat Monday amid a dispute over the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate takes up energy bill amid Keystone squabble

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The 79-20 vote to limit debate on an energy efficiency bill lost much of its significance as the two parties continued to argue over what amendments to allow on the measure, including the pipeline project.
Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline rally on the National Mall in Washington. (Pete Marovich/Boomberg)

Senators falling short on votes to force Keystone approval

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Keystone XL supporters are falling short in their efforts to round up the Democratic votes in the Senate to bypass the White House and approve the Canada-to-U.S. oil pipeline.
Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., speaks at a Capitol Hill rally for Keystone XL earlier this year. (Mandel Ngan/Getty)

Supporters say Keystone bill short of 60 votes

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Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., who chairs the Senate Energy Committee, has said she will use all her power to make sure the project is built.

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Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., speaks at a Capitol Hill rally for Keystone XL earlier this year. (Mandel Ngan/Getty)

Keystone supporters seek quick Senate vote

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Pipeline advocates in the Senate, who include several Democrats on the ballot next fall as well as Republicans, hold a clear majority.
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The oil & gas industry needs a “Top Gun” moment

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It’s disappointing that people can’t separate expertise in entertainment from expertise in other topics, particularly in matters of science and engineering. Taking that further, it’s an unfortunate sign of the times in the US that on matters of science, it actually seems that the more someone possesses scientific expertise, the more they are to be seen as shills for some large corporation, and therefore not worthy of the public’s trust.

Keystone Cops

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This month, the Obama administration announced it was delaying indefinitely – and most certainly through the 2014 midterm elections – its review of the Keystone XL pipeline. After nearly six years of intense and unprecedented examination, the government said that it still needs more time to consider whether to build the last remaining portion of […]
(Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

Oil industry cartoon targets anti-Keystone cowboys

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Cowboys and Indians who rode on horseback through the nation’s capital this week to protest against the Keystone XL pipeline are fighting back against a new oil industry ad satirizing the effort.