Keystone XL Opponents’ Scrambled Response to the State Department’s FEIS

Late Friday afternoon the State Department released its long-awaited Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on Keystone XL. As with the previous four statements, the State Department found, once again, that Keystone XL would have a negligible impact on the environment, clearly passing President Obama’s climate test. In the wake of the news, Keystone XL opponents [...]

As EIS Set to Be Released, Leading Keystone XL Opponent Called Out For Failing to Use Facts

As numerous media outlets report that the State Department is set to release its Final Environmental Impact Statement on Keystone XL today, opponents were once again exposed for failing to use the facts. Billionaire Tom Steyer – seen by many as a leader of the anti-Keystone XL movement – was just given four Pinocchios by [...]

Keystone XL Opponents Repackage Debunked Arguments in Effort to Further Stall Project

Keystone XL opponents are at it again; they’re recycling tired, debunked material in an effort to further delay a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline.  In their latest stunt, just a day before President Obama announced that he won’t approve Keystone XL unless the State Department finds that it will not significantly increase greenhouse gas [...]

Groundhog Day at the State Department

Similarities between the State Department’s 2013 and 2011 environmental review docs portend early spring for Keystone XL, and long winter for pipeline opponents Top line points: The Canadian oil sands will be developed regardless of whether Keystone XL is built or not. Keystone XL will have no impact on climate change because Canada’s oil sands [...]