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Keystone XL Pipeline Approved – Or Maybe Not

Both the U.S. House and Senate have now approved construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Once the two versions of the bill go through a brief reconciliation process the finalized bill will be sent to the President for his signature. 774 more words


In the U.S.A.: Senate passes Keystone XL pipeline bill; Obama veto threatened; And now?!?!

“Senators who love Keystone just voted to approve eminent domain for private gain and to risk our water, all for one foreign corporation,” said Jane Kleeb, director of Bold Nebraska.At least Obama will veto the proposal…and the repercussion it is seen at the moment, for instance, in some posts on Twitter: 164 more words


FACT CHECK: Both sides in Keystone XL debate bend facts

WASHINGTON (AP) – Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would run from Canada to the Gulf, say the privately funded, $8 billion project is a critically needed piece of infrastructure that will create thousands of jobs and make the U.S. 628 more words


Keystone Senate Yea Votes: Seven Times More Oil & Gas Money

By Center for Responsive Politics
January 30, 2015
Common Dreams

Senators who voted to push through development of the Keystone XL pipeline today have received, on average, $570,034 in contributions to their campaigns and leadership PACs from the  388 more words


Why Keystone XL should be approved

I’m very much in the minority among my environmentally conscious brothers and sisters in that I am convinced that the Keystone XL pipeline should be approved without further delay.  951 more words


As a former research scientist, I want to make clear, there are no respected members of the scientific community that deny anthropogenic causes of climate change.   343 more words

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West Virginia Explosion Fourth Major Pipeline Accident in Two Weeks

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By Emily Atkin, Think Progress

A gas pipeline in Brooke County, West Virginia exploded into a ball of flames on Monday morning, marking the fourth major mishap at a U.S. 432 more words