House approves Keystone bill, as court ruling delivers win to pipeline backers

FoxNews.com 1/9/2015

The House easily passed a bill on Friday authorizing construction of the Keystone pipeline, just hours after Nebraska’s highest court tossed a lawsuit challenging the route — increasing pressure on President Obama to approve the long-delayed project.

The House approved the bill on a 266-153 vote, with 28 Democrats joining majority Republicans in […]

Keystone Critic Decried Conflict of Interest as Wife Backed Competitor

Pipeline supporters allege double standard

Lachlan Markay The Washington Free Beacon 7/28/2014

The wife of a leading House Democrat owned stock in a top competitor to the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline while he raised red flags about potential conflicts of interest in the government’s review of the project, documents show.

Rep. Raul Grijalva […]

Poll: Majority recognize common sense, realize Keystone XL is a fake controversy

Erika Johnsen Hot Air 12/13/2013

By my last count, we’re now somewhere in the “March 2014″-ish territory for the date by which the Obama administration will finally-maybe-possibly-probably-not deliver their final review of and ultimate verdict on the Keystone XL pipeline, the northern extension of the already-constructed Keystone pipeline that will ship oil sands from Canada […]

NYT to Obama: Prohibit Pipeline to Choke-Off Oil Supply

Terence P. Jeffrey CNS News 3/11/2013

The New York Times published an editorial on Sunday calling on President Barack Obama to prohibit construction of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would bring oil to the United States from Canada–but not to protect a fragile landscape in Nebraska or anywhere else in the United States.

The […]

Waxman: Obama Should Regulate Oil Refineries, Household Appliances to Stop Global Warming

Matt Cover CNS News 2/15/2013

Representative Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) said the Obama administration should regulate oil refineries, household appliances, and even renegotiate climate treaties if Congress does not pass legislation dealing with global warming.

“The president will be taking action by executive order through his administration,” Waxman said at a press conference on Friday unveiling […]

Nebraska Gives Keystone Pipeline A Clean Bill of Health

Walter Russell Mead The American Interest 1/5/2013

One of the final obstacles to the Keystone pipeline has just been cleared: A report released yesterday by Nebraska’s Department of Environmental Quality found that building the pipeline would not pose a threat to any of the state’s environmentally sensitive areas. The Wall Street Journal reports:

The much-anticipated […]