11/20/13 04:28 PM
The European Union’s proposed fuel-quality directive, designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, could hurt prospects for the proposed Keystone XL project, which aims to link Canadian tar sands and refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast, an official said Tuesday.
By Zack Colman | 11/20/13 03:20 PM
Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, stumped to revive energy-efficiency legislation on Wednesday, suggesting its failure would prove a bellwether for future energy bills in the upper chamber.
By Sean Higgins | 11/19/13 04:59 PM
International Energy Agency chief economist Fatih Birol said Sunday that the pollution caused by Canada's oil sands was not enough to warrant not tapping the resource. The news was a blow to environmental activists opposed to the Keystone XL pipeline project, which would transport oil from the...
By Zack Colman | 11/18/13 01:53 PM
Former President George W. Bush said building the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline is a "no-brainer" for economic growth. "I think the goal of the country ought to be, 'How do we grow the private sector?' " Bush said at a Pittsburgh luncheon with energy executives, according to DeSmog Blog....
By Paul Bedard | 11/14/13 10:36 AM
Tough-talking actor R. Lee Ermey, who accused President Obama of trying to impose socialism in 2010 and who just penned a book slamming welfare, gun control, illegal immigration and global warming, is the Department of Labor’s new face for the administration’s campaign to urge employers to...
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 11/12/13 01:31 PM
After the Nov. 8 oil tank train derailment in Alabama, it is time to reconsider the approval of new pipeline construction in North America. Pipelines are the safest way of transporting oil and natural gas, and we need more of them, without delay. Every time I write this, the rail industry...
By Editorial Writer | 11/05/13 05:13 AM
From alternative resource projects to the Keystone XL pipeline, energy proposals from both political parties often fail for lack of bipartisan support. Consequently, a party usually needs to control both houses of Congress before such proposals can be enacted.
By Manhattan Moment | 11/01/13 03:18 PM
Twenty years ago this month, a bipartisan congressional majority passed the North American Free Trade Act, enshrining the special relationship between United States, Canada and Mexico. Since then, all manner of goods have traversed the northern and southern borders without impediment, thanks...
By Zack Colman | 10/30/13 05:04 PM
Health care has taken up so much of President Obama's time in recent weeks that even Keystone XL pipeline protesters can't get a word in. A group of activists who oppose the proposed Canada-to-Texas oil sands project heckled the president Wednesday during a health care speech in Boston. The...
By Zack Colman | 10/24/13 04:03 PM
Former Vice President Al Gore on Thursday implored President Obama to kill the Keystone XL pipeline. "This should be vetoed. It is an atrocity. It is a threat to our future," Gore said at a Washington conference hosted by left-leaning think tank the Center for American Progress. Gore praised...
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