“Early on in our project, we were quite frankly warned by the Department of Energy that it would not be looked at as politically correct for us to have a large Chinese customer,Chief Executive Officer Michael Smith said.
The U.S. plastics industry is mounting a comeback thanks to a surge of cheap, abundant natural gas that’s providing the nation with a competitive advantage over other countries for the first time in years, a new report finds.
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.
Speaking at the Urban Land Institute spring meeting in downtown Houston, Kinder touted the progress his Kinder Foundation has made with Houston’s Discovery Green, Buffalo Bayou Park, the Museum of Fine Arts and more.
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