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The Republican-controlled Congress cleared a bill Wednesday to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, setting up a confrontation with President Barack Obama, who has threatened to veto the measure. The House passed the bill on a 270-152 vote …
Chicago Tribune · 2/11/2015
Jane Fonda slammed U.S. president Barack Obama for allowing Shell to resume oil drilling in the Arctic ocean. "He (Obama) has just given Shell permission to drill in the Arctic. It's inconceivable," Fonda told The …
Hollywood Reporter · ByEtan Vlessing · 1 hour ago
Manufacturers have known for years that the Keystone XL pipeline is in the nation’s best interest. Now, after almost six years of review, the President can bring the project ever closer to approval. With the release of the State Department’s Final ...
Forbes · 2/7/2014
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For their part, pipeline advocates were quick to condemn the administration for its actions, accusing the president of trying to drum up support from environmentalists in an election year. "Blocking the Keystone pipeline would be an enormous mistake by the ...
The Huffington Post · ByJoshua Hersh · 1/18/2012
The Senate set to take up its version of the bill next week. “President Obama is now out of excuses for blocking the Keystone pipeline and the thousands of American jobs it would create,” House Speaker John Boehner said in a statement after the ...
Politico · 1/9/2015
But if opponents of the Keystone pipeline are going to stop the flow of crude, they are going to have to do more than just get arrested or hold a rally—they are going to have block nearly every north-south rail line in North America. When it comes to the ...
Slate · 2/20/2013
Tuesday was a no good, very bad day for many reasons, but especially for the environment. Leadership on environmental policy in the Senate will almost certainly be handed over to James Inhofe, the Oklahoma Republican who thinks that “increases in …
The Nation · 11/7/2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A solid majority of Americans think the U.S. government should approve of building the Keystone XL pipeline, while 29% think it should not. Republicans are almost twice as likely as Democrats to want the government to approve the …
Call UP · ByElizabeth Mendes · 3/22/2012
The Democrat-controlled Senate failed to gather the 60 votes it needed to approve the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The Senate's 59-41 vote Tuesday night was a nail-biter to the end. The Keystone XL pipeline project has been at the center of a ...
CNBC · 11/19/2014
WASHINGTON—The Obama administration said Tuesday it would veto legislation that would authorize the Keystone XL pipeline or make a change Republicans want to the Affordable Care Act, hardening battle lines on top GOP priorities the day the party …
Wall Street Journal · 1/6/2015