Tag: XL

Canada steps up US pipeline lobbying efforts

Canada has stepped up its lobbying after the Obama administration delayed a decision on an oil pipeline critical to the country’s economic future.  More »

Heineman says Nebraska still needs pipeline law

Nebraska needs a law to address concerns over the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline even though the U.S. State Department decided Thursday to delay the hot-button project for at least a year, Gov. Dave Heineman said.  More »

President says much to consider in pipeline route

President Barack Obama tells Omaha television station KETV that the potential jobs created by a proposed oil pipeline through Nebraska must be weighed against any possible health risks to the public.  More »

Obama risks alienating supporters with pipeline decision

The crowd of wealthy Democratic fundraisers and donors who protested outside President Obama’s $5,000-a-head San Francisco fundraiser last week — dubbed the “powerful and the POd” — aren’t going away.  More »

Zombie protesters hate natural gas drilling, Keystone XL

Protesters in Austin plan to dress up as “oil zombies” for a Halloween-themed protest against the Keystone XL pipeline, an Austin television station reported this morning.  More »

TransCanada CEO surprised at furor over pipeline

Environmental activists, religious groups and young people inspired by the protests against Wall Street plan to rally in opposition to a Canadian company’s plan to pipe oil from tar sands in western Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast.  More »

Both sides gearing up for Keystone pipeline meetings

Foes and supporters of a proposed pipeline that would connect Canadian oil fields with Gulf Coast refineries are set to square off at public meetings beginning today in Port Arthur.  More »

Nobel Prize winners write Obama opposing TransCanada’s pipeline

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Dalai Lama and six other Nobel Peace Prize winners urged fellow laureate, President Barack Obama, to reject TransCanada Corp.’s proposed $7 billion pipeline across six U.S. states.  More »