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Policy: Environment & Energy

Obama administration delays Keystone XL decision, potentially until after Nov. elections

By Zack Colman | 04/18/14 04:45 PM

The Obama administration is extending the agency review period for the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, potentially delaying an eventual decision until after the November elections -- sparing President Obama a tough political decision in the process. A senior State Department official said...
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John Boehner slams Keystone XL delay as 'shameful'

By Meghashyam Mali | 04/18/14 03:18 PM

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on Friday slammed the State Department's move to delay its decision on whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline as “shameful.”
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House Republicans want documents on electric grid security from regulators

By Zack Colman | 04/18/14 12:45 PM

Capitol Hill has been buzzing about how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission protects certain information following a Wall Street Journal story that, citing an agency analysis, said coordinated attacks at nine key substations could cause coast-to-coast blackouts for weeks, even months.
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