October 2, 2014 in Uncategorized
By Amanda Becker and Timothy Gardner
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans plan to put approval of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline on a fast track early next year if they win a U.S. Senate majority in November, finally forcing President Bar…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
September 29, 2014 in Uncategorized
NELIGH, Neb. (AP) â Roughly 8,000 people filled a northeast Nebraska farm Saturday to hear Willie Nelson and Neil Young perform at a concert organized by opponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
The Lincoln Journal Star reports politici…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
May 27, 2014 in Uncategorized
By Joan Lowy
WASHINGTON (AP) â Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg o…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
April 29, 2014 in Uncategorized
By David Espo and Matthew Daly
WASHINGTON (AP) â In a struggle steeped in election-year politics, supporters of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline are seeking a swift Senate vote on legislation to approve construction of the project that enviro…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
April 24, 2014 in Uncategorized
The American Petroleum Institute is using a new poll to show Americansâ support for the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline.
With the latest delay — the State Department on Friday said federal agencies needed more time to review the project in li…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized
SIOUX FALLS (AP) â A state-sponsored company that directed millions of dollars from foreign investors to the idled Northern Beef Packers plant and other projects in South Dakota before running afoul of authorities also attempted to help finance the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized
WASHINGTON â Former President Jimmy Carter announced his opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline Wednesday, calling it a âlinchpin for tar sands expansion and the increased pollution that will follow.â
Carter joined nine other Nobel laureat…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
March 18, 2014 in Uncategorized
By Grant Schulte
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) â If the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline ever gains approval, Ronald Weber will watch from his farmhouse as workers lay the line beneath a half-mile of his cropland in northeast Nebraska.
The 69-year-ol…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
March 9, 2014 in Uncategorized
U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem believes President Barack Obama will decide whether to approve the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline before the end of his term in 2016.
Noem supports the pipeline, which would carry crude oil from Canada through parts of Mon…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized
By Matthew Daly
WASHINGTON (AP) â A consulting firm that helped write an environmental review of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline complied with federal rules regarding possible conflict of interest, the State Department’s inspector genera…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com