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Federal agencies have been given a Feb. 2 to provide advice on whether to move forward with the hotly debated Keystone XL pipeline.
Dual complaints were filed Friday against the Calgary-based company in state courts in York and O’Neill, Nebraska, by David Domina, the lawyer whose prior effort to halt construction of the 1,179-mile conduit was defeated by a cadre of judges who ruled his clients hadn’t established their legal right to sue.
Crude has long coursed from Canada to Oklahoma through the existing Keystone pipeline. Southeast Texas connected to that line in January last year when the Keystone XL southern leg ending in Nederland was complete, and Gulf Coast plants are already refining crude from Canadian fields.
A new survey shows likely voters favor more renewable energy and slashing U.S. dependence on foreign oil — not the Keystone XL pipeline and crude exports.
As the Washington Post clearly pointed out, the Keystone XL pipeline should never have been as issue in the first place. Continuing to debate the safest, most technologically advanced pipeline in world history is unsupportable based on all the facts. Using KXL as a bargaining chip, would be just another example of the Administration’s inability […]
Sen. Ted Cruz is set to offer a proposal to lift the 40-year-old crude export ban, despite skepticism from both critics and supporters of the trade restrictions.
The Senate is gearing up to debate a host of energy industry priorities to start 2015.
The 266-153 House vote came just hours after a Nebraska Supreme Court ruling left intact the pipeline’s proposed route through the state and ahead of Senate debate set to begin Monday on an identical bill.
The ruling now shifts attention to the nation’s capital, where the State Department, Congress and the White House all are playing a role in deciding whether TransCanada Corp. wins a permit to build the $8 billion border-crossing pipeline.
The 13-9 vote to approve the measure — with West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin the lone Democrat crossing party lines to back the bill — paves the way for Senate floor debate to begin as soon as Monday.