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Marsden: Keystone supporters threaten giant ad blitz unless pipeline is approved

WASHINGTON — Supporters of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline are threatening a nationwide advertising blitz unless U.S. President Barack Obama approves the $8-billion US project before Christmas. 638 more words


▶ Mark Fiore Cartoon: Jack Gerard's American Petroleum Institute (Keystone XL)

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Keystone XL and tar sands oil are emissions-free wonders that will do everything good you ever thought possible.  253 more words

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Canada goes for plan B of Keystone XL Pipeline

With the Canada-to-Texas Keystone XL pipeline stuck in limbo on the U.S. side, Canada’s Energy Board recently gave a thumbs up to a $6.5 billion pipeline designed to carry 525,000 barrels of oil per day from the oil sands of Alberta to ships on the British Columbia coast. 251 more words

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Changes ahead for how crude oil is transported by rail in the US.

U.S. transportation officials have confirmed plans to press companies to come up with safer ways to transport oil by rail following a series of explosive accidents. 460 more words


The reason politics may actually work in Keystone XL's favour in 2014

The clock is ticking — once again — for a Presidential decision on Keystone XL, and thanks to years of delay it’s once again set to become a major issue in a U.S. 837 more words


What's Going On with America's Gasoline?

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposal for changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) on Friday, November 15, 2013.  The proposal attempts to find the precarious balance between encouraging growth in the biofuels sector and blending more ethanol than some engines can handle safely. 942 more words


"Enough Already": Big Oil Lobbyist Lies About Industry Not Getting Subsidies

Just when you think you’ve heard it all from the fossil fuel industry, along comes American Petroleum Institute (API) chief executive Jack Gerard actually claiming… 335 more words