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11 Senate Democrats to Obama: Approve Keystone XL

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Matthew Daly

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May.

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Keystone XL oil line decision may be delayed by new comment period

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON — The State Department will give the public more time to comment on the Keystone XL pipeline, which could delay the final decision on a project that has been under review for more than five years.

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AP FACT CHECK: Obama understates Keystone XL jobs

August 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has revived debate about the number of jobs that would be created by the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. The 1,700-mile pipeline would carry oil from tar sands in Alberta to refineries in the Houston area, passing through Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma. Continue Reading

York County board eye new anti-pipeline measure

July 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

YORK, Neb. A revised resolution objecting to the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline has been submitted to York County Commissioners. Continue Reading

Sioux tribes to discuss foster care, sacred sites

July 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

SIOUX FALLS Enforcement of the Indian Child Welfare Act, protecting sacred sites and the Keystone XL pipeline will be among the topics discussed at a gathering of Sioux tribal leaders next week in Rapid City. Continue Reading

Obama opposes GOP bill on Keystone XL oil pipeline

May 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON The White House says President Barack Obama opposes a House bill that would speed approval of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Continue Reading

Keystone XL backers, foes convening in Nebraska

April 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. Opponents and supporters of a massive Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline converged on a snowy Nebraska town Thursday for what could become a pivotal moment for the project. Continue Reading

Hoeven: Recent spills shouldn’t deter Keystone XL’s construction

April 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

While opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline have used recent oil spills to bemoan its potential construction, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., took to the floor of the U.S. Senate this week with a different view. Continue Reading

Sierra Club puts Keystone XL approval chance at 50 percent

March 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A crystal ball capable of predicting the presidential approval of an international pipeline to bring Canada’s tar sands oil to Texas refineries has yet to be found as a top official with the Sierra Club this week put the chances at 50 percent. Continue Reading

As odds grow long, opponents move to stop pipeline

March 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MARTELL, Neb. With a sense of grim determination, a group of unlikely allies has begun gathering at kitchen tables, in churches and along fence rows here to plot what could be the final battle in the four-year conflict over the Keystone XL pipeline. Continue Reading

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