What everyone else is saying about the State Department’s Final EIS

Yesterday, OSFC gave the run-down of how anti-Keystone XL activists are scrambling in the wake of the State Department’s final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) which essentially destroys every argument they’ve been making over the past five years. So what’s everyone else saying about the State Department report? Well, the wait has been so long, and [...]

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 [...]

OSFC Providing Rapid Fact Checks On Keystone XL EIS Day

UPDATE – 1/31/14 3:15pm ET: The State Department has just released its final Environmental Impact Statement on Keystone XL.  Here are a few of the headlines:  [email protected] report deals blow to #KeystoneXL foes, moves pipeline closer to approval: http://t.co/VAsVSNkgFZ — Jennifer A. Dlouhy (@jendlouhyhc) January 31, 2014 BREAKING: State Dept. raises no major environmental objections [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]