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Keystone XL opponents grasp at straws in latest stunt

Keystone XL opponents’ climate claims have been repeatedly debunked by the Obama administration, research institutions, and energy and climate experts, yet they haven’t given up. Today, the anti-Keystone XL group, Friends of the Earth, submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the State Department asking it to hand over all the documents related [...]

As Americans Say Yes to Keystone XL Opponents Recycle Old Stunts

Support across the country for the Keystone XL pipeline is overwhelming. In fact, as a Pew Poll revealed last month, it’s “almost universal.” But that’s no wonder considering that the benefits of Keystone XL are obvious.  As our pamphlet “Why Americans Say Yes to Keystone XL” explains, Keystone XL will create tens of thousands of [...]

Nothing New about “New” Keystone XL GHG study

There’s nothing new in this “new report” on Keystone XL and greenhouse gas emissions – the same researchers released a draft of this study in December 2013. The State Department took that draft report into account (citing it in its Final Environmental Impact Statement) and still concluded that Keystone XL would have a negligible impact [...]

The “New Evidence” On Why Obama Should Approve Keystone XL Now

While Americans today are enjoying the tremendous economic benefits of increased North American oil production, opponents of fossil fuels remain committed to their quest of keeping us dependent on sources of energy from unstable regions of the world. Today anti-Keystone XL activist groups such as Bold Nebraska, the Sierra Club and 350.org wrote yet another [...]

The Facts NBC Did NOT Tell You About Keystone XL

After nearly six years of review, the Keystone XL pipeline is perhaps the most studied pipeline in the world. It’s also likely the only pipeline that’s been consistently in the media spotlight. So it was very surprising to see a recent NBC news article, entitled “‘We Will Fight’: Keystone XL Pipeline Foes Fear Worst for [...]

Obama “begs” Congress to “just do something” on infrastructure while refusing to do anything on Keystone XL

President Obama has been making the rounds this week promoting his new plans to improve the nation’s infrastructure and calling on Congress to act.  As he said Tuesday in McLean, Virginia, “The American people have to demand that folks in Washington do their job. Do something. That’s my big motto for Congress right now: Just [...]