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Not giving up on Keystone: Advocates, opponents continue to push for decision on Keystone XL

September 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

One of North America’s most controversial pipeline projects has been in limbo for nearly a decade, and a decision from the U.S. president isn’t coming, North Dakota congressmen said Friday.
Despite the delay, neither side of the Keystone XL pipe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Not giving up on Keystone: Advocates, opponents continue to push for decision on Keystone XL

September 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

One of North America’s most controversial pipeline projects has been in limbo for nearly a decade, and a decision from the U.S. president isn’t coming, North Dakota congressmen said Friday.
Despite the delay, neither side of the Keystone XL pipe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

US Senate panel advances bill to force Keystone XL approval

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Energy Committee advanced a bill on Wednesday that would force congressional approval of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline project, but the measure seems unlikely to be taken up by the full Senate.
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New safety requirements set for Keystone pipeline

May 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Joan Lowy

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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

Dennis: Keystone XL delays get embarrassing

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

The stakes couldn’t have been higher when President Barack Obama faced the “Go/No go” decision to get Osama bin Laden. A disastrous outcome would have haunted his administration. It would have been even more humiliating than the Desert One deba…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Documents link state-sponsored company, pipeline

April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — 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

An empire’s ‘Plan B:’ Proposal would cut US out of Keystone XL project

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick — Keystone XL, a pipeline proposal to pump Canadian oil sands through the heart of America, has alarmed environmentalists and become one of the most contentious issues of the Obama presidency. But there is a “Plan B” t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

An empire’s ‘Plan B:’ Proposal would cut US out of Keystone XL project

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick — Keystone XL, a pipeline proposal to pump Canadian oil sands through the heart of America, has alarmed environmentalists and become one of the most contentious issues of the Obama presidency. But there is a “Plan B” t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Despite opposition, many landowners await Keystone pipeline

March 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Grant Schulte

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — 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.

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TransCanada CEO calm in Keystone XL uproar

February 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Rebecca Penty

Bloomberg News

CALGARY, Alberta — So there is Russ Girling, TransCanada’s CEO, tubing giddily through a meandering oil pipeline, crude oil streaking his face, cackling about how a “little old-fashioned lying” got a gull…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com