While Americans still need oil, we can choose to reject the dirtiest kind. We can finally make decisions on how we power our lives with large stores of domestic oil and gas and different ways to harvest clean energy. It’s a wonderful position to be in.
TransCanada recently asked the Obama administration to hold off on a decision regarding Keystone XL until after the 2016 election. Is TransCanada hoping the next White House occupant is a Republican and the dirty pipeline will be approved?
TransCanada asked the State Department to “pause” the review of the pipeline’s application. Is TransCanada trying to “run out the clock” and leave it to the next president to weigh in on the dirty Keystone XL tar sands pipeline?
Environmental activists might have stalled the Keystone XL project one and for all after an announcement was made that the company withdrew lawsuits against property owners who oppose the project.
After a U.S. Appeals Court ruled against the Sierra Club’s petition for rehearing motion for the southern leg of TransCanada’s Keystone XL, it was revealed that one of the judges had some stake in the pipeline. Could it be oil investments?
The tar sand industry has already been hit hard by the plunge in oil prices last year and could face an even more rugged future. Michael Klare, energy expert, discusses why an oil glut may lead to a new world of energy.
While Americans were off celebrating the fourth of July, Canadian pipeline company giant Enbridge worked a deal with the Wisconsin Budget about its controversial proposed Line 61 tar sands pipeline expansion project. This proposal is not yet final, so let’s hope it does not pass.
While Keystone XL South was approved via a controversial Army Corps Nationwide Permit 12 and an accompanying Executive Order from President Barack Obama, the U.S. Appeals Court ruled it was permitted in a lawful manner—a blow to the fight against KXL.