Keystone XL Delay Inspires Call to Action

In the wake of yet another Obama Keystone XL delay, there’s been a significant call to action from Democrats and Republicans, from labor groups and business groups telling President Obama to stop punting and finally approve Keystone XL.

 

Editorial Boards Across The Country Support Keystone XL

The petrostate of America: The energy boom is good for America and the world. The Economist.  Barack Obama should lift it so that newly fracked oil can be sold wherever it makes the most cash. And he should approve the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry oil from Canada’s tar sands to American refineries; an [...]

ICYMI: Bloomberg: Approve Keystone Now

**OSFC Note: Bloomberg published the following editorial on Monday, April 29 in support of Keystone XL.  [I]t seems to us that we have finally reached the “enough already” moment in this debate. The EPA had its say on the first environmental-impact report on Keystone in 2011. This time around, once the process is complete, eight [...]

NEWS: Progress on highway bill but Keystone unresolved: senator (Reuters)

Reuters Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawmakers on a U.S. Senate-House committee are making progress on finalizing a transportation spending bill, Senator Barbara Boxer said on Wednesday, although a provision that would fast-track the Keystone XL crude pipeline is still unresolved. The committee’s starting point is a two-year, $106 billion bill to fund road, bridge [...]

NEWS: Massive Canadian oil sands deposit may offer new hope for U.S. fuel security (Fox News)

Fox News by John Roberts Outside of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, America has no energy security plan. The next best thing may lie 500 miles north of the U.S.-Canada border in a remote area of Alberta. Here, in an area roughly the size of Florida, lies the largest single deposit of petroleum anywhere in the [...]