Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: Keystone XL

Controversial Keystone XL pipeline gets green light from Trump

"The #KeystoneXL tar sands pipeline was a bad idea from Day One and it remains a terrible idea today."

Two pipelines shut down after 43 barrels of crude leak into...

"We were very fortunate in the fact that there's a natural containment the oil resides."

‘An incredible victory:’ Opponents of Keystone XL Pipeline praise judicial order...

The court’s decision will require the Trump administration to review more thoroughly the potential negative impacts of the pipeline on the surrounding environment and climate change.

Federal judge blocks construction of Keystone XL pipeline over climate concerns

“The Department … simply discarded prior factual findings related to climate change to support its course reversal.”

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 11

Native American tribes sue Trump over Keystone XL. Japan aims to overthrow whaling ban, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 5

Women's March disrupts Kavanaugh hearing, Senator Jon Kyl replaces McCain, Rahm Emanuel not seeking re-election, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, August 17, 2018

Words from the Unite the Right organizer, Trump's military parade is costing millions, Glyphosate found in popular children's foods, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 1, 2018

ICE served eviction notice in Syracuse, Trump tweaks capital gains to benefit the rich, US deports parents but keeps their children, and more.

A new Native-led strategy for fighting Keystone XL

This is now the only tribally owned land that sits directly on KXL’s U.S. route, and as such could present legal barriers to its construction.

In ‘historic’ move, Nebraska farmers return land to the Ponca tribe...

"TransCanada will have to negotiate with a new landowner, one that has special legal status as a tribe."

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A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.