Keystone XL Pipeline  (Page 1)

Over 200K gallons of oil spill in South Dakota from Keystone Pipeline

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 17, 2017 at 8:30am 11/17/2017 at 8:30am
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It is now being reported that TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone pipeline has leaked over 200,000 gallons of oil in northeastern South Dakota.

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State Department Plans to Approve Keystone Pipeline Permit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 5:00pm 3/23/2017 at 5:00pm
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According to reports, the State Department will approve the needed Keystone pipeline permit before Monday. The decision “comes 16 months after Obama blocked construction of the 1,200-mile pipeline.” From Politico:

Undersecretary for political affairs Tom Shannon plans to sign the pipeline’s cross-border permit on or before Monday, the last day for the...

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Trump signs Exec Orders moving Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines forward

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 12:15pm 1/24/2017 at 12:15pm
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President Trump has signed executive orders moving the approval process for the Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines forward.

This does not ensure approval and construction, but it restarts the processes stopped under the Obama administration under heavy pressure from environmental and left-wing activist groups.

Stopping these pipelines was the most cherished of liberal...

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Obama Says No to Keystone

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 6, 2015 at 4:22pm 11/6/2015 at 4:22pm

Earlier this week, the State Department rejected an industry request that they pause their review of the Keystone XL pipeline until the conclusion of negotiations between Nebraska policymakers and TransCanada officials. State rejected this request, and today, President Obama officially rejected TransCanada’s request to build the Keystone XL pipeline.

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State Department: Keystone XL Review Will Proceed

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 5:40pm 11/4/2015 at 5:40pm

Today the State Department informed TransCanada Corp. that the agency review of the Keystone XL pipeline and its associated permits will continue in spite of the corporation’s request that the process be paused.

TransCanada is currently in both a legal and logistical battle regarding the future pipeline’s route through Nebraska; the corporation...

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TransCanada Wants to Hit “Pause” on Keystone XL Pipeline

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 1:13pm 11/3/2015 at 1:13pm

TransCanada, the Calgary-based company behind the push to construct the Keystone XL pipeline, has asked Secretary of State John Kerry to pause the State Department’s review of the project until state-level negotiations on the actual construction of the pipeline are resolved.

TransCanada is currently in the middle of both a legal...

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Hillary Waits for Pope’s Arrival to Announce Her Opposition to the Keystone Pipeline

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 5:45pm 9/22/2015 at 5:45pm

Speaking in Iowa this afternoon, Hillary Clinton finally unveiled her stance on the ever-contentious Keystone Pipeline — she opposes it.

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Hillary on Keystone Pipeline – I’ll tell you my position when I’m President

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 7:00am 7/29/2015 at 7:00am

As Ed Morrissey comments at Hot Air, “Profiles in Courage this ain’t.”

At a campaign event in New Hampshire yesterday, an attendee asked Hillary if she would approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. Her answer, if you can call it one, was that she would answer the question if and when she...

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Obama denies Americans jobs, vetoes bipartisan Keystone XL Pipeline bill

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 5:14pm 2/24/2015 at 5:14pm

We knew this day was coming, although we’d hoped that somewhere in his heart, President Obama might find the decency to pass legislation that would create thousands of jobs, reinvigorate communities and small towns, likely decrease the instances of exploding trains, and pump much needed cash into our fledgling economy....

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West VA Oil Train Disaster Renews Calls for Keystone

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 10:00am 2/19/2015 at 10:00am

A train carrying crude oil derailed in West Virginia Monday, causing a massive fires and forcing evacuations.

Here’s a report from the Associated Press via the New York Times:

West Virginia Train Derails, Sending Oil Tanker Into River

Oil from North Dakota’s shale fields was still burning in West Virginia a day after a...

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Obama poised to veto Keystone

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 9, 2015 at 6:00pm 2/9/2015 at 6:00pm

Obama is getting ready to shoot down the Keystone pipeline bill in the first of what promises to be a blizzard of vetoes of legislation the current Congress is planning to pass.

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Keystone Pipeline passes initial Senate hurdle

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 12, 2015 at 7:15pm 1/12/2015 at 7:15pm
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Via AP:

Legislation approving construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared an initial Senate hurdle Monday, a victory for newly empowered Republicans angling for a quick veto showdown with President Barack Obama.

The bipartisan 63-32 vote was 3 more than the 60 required, and well above the level the highly controversial measure...

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Democrats’ First Act of Obstruction

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 9, 2015 at 8:30am 1/9/2015 at 8:30am

Yesterday, Senate Republicans attempted a procedural fast-track on the bipartisan Keystone XL jobs and infrastructure bill. The goal, according to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), was to immediately begin processing amendments to the controversial bill with the end goal of getting it to the President as soon as possible.

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Who’s Obstructionist now? White House Threatens to Veto Keystone

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 10:00am 1/7/2015 at 10:00am

The new Republican congress was sworn in yesterday, and one of their first orders of business is an attempt to advance plans for the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Unfortunately, obstructionist Democrats in the Obama administration are standing in the way of progress.

Timothy Gardner and Richard Cowan of Reuters reported:

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Important Keystone XL Vote Happening Thursday

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 7:30am 1/4/2015 at 7:30am

Last time the Keystone XL Pipeline showed up on our radar, it was when embattled former Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu (D-efeated) attempted to use her support of the authorization bill to boost her spiraling poll numbers.

That vote died at the hands of a single Democrat vote held hostage by former...

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Elizabeth Warren Interrupted by Native American Chant After Keystone Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 8:30am 11/19/2014 at 8:30am

Just after the Keystone vote failed in the senate yesterday, Elizabeth Warren was loudly interrupted by a Native American chant from the gallery.

You might think this was done by a snarky activist but according to Andrew Kirell of Mediaite, the chant was done by a genuine Native American:

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Keystone XL goes up for a vote (UPDATED: Vote fails)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 5:27pm 11/18/2014 at 5:27pm

UPDATED 7:34 pm EST

This really says it all.

UPDATED 7:15 pm EST

That wasn’t a long-shot vote. That was an exercise in punishment.

The Senate has voted,...

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