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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Susan Rice: Russia has 'days' to follow through on Ukraine deal

By Susan Crabtree | 04/18/14 02:39 PM

White House national security adviser Susan Rice said U.S. and European officials will watch Russia “over the coming days” to determine if the Kremlin is upholding its commitments to an agreement reached Thursday aimed at resolving the crisis in Ukraine.
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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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