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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton greets fairgoers during a visit to the Iowa State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Clinton: Arctic drilling not worth the ‘risk’

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One day after the Obama administration authorized Shell to drill deeper below the Arctic Ocean, Hillary Clinton signaled she would make a different decision.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz tours the headquarters of PECO energy company in Philadelphia, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. The White House has released a four-year energy plan, Quadrennial Energy Review, designed to fight climate change, modernize power plants and find other ways to ensure the nation a steady supply of safe energy. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

CERAWeek: Ernest Moniz envisions more energy-swapping between North American powers

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Broadening the transfer of energy and power resources across North American borders could yield big benefits for the United States, Canada and Mexico.
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.
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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.
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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.
President Barack Obama arrives at TransCanada's pipe yard in Cushing, Okla., in 2012. The southern leg of Keystone XL did not require State Department approval. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Report: Most Keystone crude will stay in U.S.

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President Barack Obama has questioned the merits of the pipeline, suggesting last year that the crude carried through it would go “everywhere else” but the U.S.
TransCanada CEO Russ Girling talks about the future and present of the company's pipeline before an event at Ford Park in Beaumont on Wednesday.  (Guiseppe Barranco/@spotnewsshooter)

TransCanada plans another cross-border pipeline

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But unlike the Keystone XL project that has been ensnared in controversy, the proposed Upland pipeline would transport oil away from the United States — as much as 70,000 barrels a day of North Dakota crude that now moves by rail to refineries in East Canada.
President Barack Obama arrives at TransCanada's pipe yard in Cushing, Okla., in 2012. The southern leg of Keystone XL did not require State Department approval. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

House sends Keystone XL bill to Obama

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Keystone’s backers on Capitol Hill do not have enough House and Senate votes to override President Barack Obama’s threatened veto.
TransCanada chief executive Russ Girling  speaks at the company's investor day in Toronto. (SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg)

TransCanada CEO: Other companies watching what happens on Keystone

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Midstream energy companies seeking to build pipelines will want more “clarity” about the regulatory process before they plunk down capital for the projects, TransCanada CEO Russ Girling said.
Russ Girling, President and CEO of TransCanada Corporation, speaks at a press event at the pipe yard for TransCanadaƕs Houston Lateral Project in Mont Belvieu, Texas, about 30 miles east of Houston on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (Bloomberg Photo/Scott Dalton)

TransCanada fights EPA’s Keystone claims

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Regulators trying to judge the carbon footprint of the Canadian crude that would flow through the Keystone XL pipeline should compare it to heavy oils from Mexico, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia, said the Calgary-based company seeking to build the project.