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Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming
But numerous Dept. of Defense representatives say they oppose repealing 'Section 526' because of national security and economic concerns
WASHINGTON—When chatter on Capitol Hill ramps up about kicking "526" to the curb, it doesn't mean...
Jul 25, 2011 | Read More
Bill McKibben
Bill McKibben and allies say the proposed tar sands pipeline — which was barely on their radar a year ago — could galvanize U.S. action on climate
WASHINGTON—Conservationists are still fuming about President Obama's continued lack of follow-...
Jun 27, 2011 | Read More
Rep. Fred Upton
Upton's bill would force a State Dept. decision on the pipeline by Nov. 1; opponents sue for answers on Clinton's ties to the pipeline's D.C. lobbyist
WASHINGTON— Environmentalists understand why so many House Republicans are gung-ho about upping...
May 20, 2011 | Read More
Rainbow Pipeline Spill
The BP crisis first provoked a closer look at Keystone XL a year ago as environmental security became a national concern
With reporting by Elizabeth McGowan With the oil industry under the national spotlight,...
May 12, 2011 | Read More
oil pipeline
Advocates say a federal memo that surfaced this week proves that states have the authority to regulate or reroute the controversial oil sands pipeline
WASHINGTON—For close to a year, Nebraska activists have hounded their state elected officials to...
Apr 1, 2011 | Read More
oil sands mining Sunco
An Alberta government-sponsored scientific panel has backed claims that oil sands development is polluting waterways, and urges more stringent monitoring
CALGARY, ALBERTA—A government-sponsored scientific committee studying water monitoring in Canada...
Mar 10, 2011 | Read More
Welcome to South Dakota highway sign
TransCanada has qualified as a 'common carrier' in the states along Keystone XL, a designation that has stumped some attorneys, advocates and observers
Editor's Note: In this three-part series, SolveClimate News examines how landowners along the six-...
Mar 2, 2011 | Read More
Rural Montana
Some U.S. landowners along the Keystone XL route say they are being 'pushed around' and 'intimidated' by TransCanada, an accusation the energy giant denies
Editor's Note: In this three-part series, SolveClimate News examines how landowners along the six-...
Mar 1, 2011 | Read More
TransCanada has gathered easements to use the property of 5,354 landowners along the oil pipeline's route. Some in Oklahoma are among the last holdouts
Editor's Note: In this three-part series, SolveClimate News examines how landowners along the six-...
Feb 28, 2011 | Read More
Syncrude's Mildred Lake plant
Government and oil sands industry finally agree with environmentalists on need to rigorously measure the full impact of oil sands development
FT. MCMURRAY, ALBERTA—For years, Alberta's government has been under fire for weak monitoring of...
Feb 25, 2011 | Read More