Five Things You Need to Know About the Nebraska Keystone XL Court Ruling

This afternoon, Lancaster County District Judge Stephanie Stacy issued a ruling which finds that the law giving Governor Heineman of Nebraska the authority to approve a revised route for the Keystone XL pipeline violates the state’s constitution. Here are five things you need to know about the decision: 1. The ruling has nothing to do [...]

NEW VIDEO: A Boon to the U.S. Economy: A Message to the President

*View the video HERE This morning, as the U.S. State Department commences its hearing in Nebraska on the Keystone XL pipeline, Oil Sands Fact Check released a new video, titled, “A Boon to the U.S. Economy: A Message to the President,” featuring Nebraska labor union members and manufacturers calling on President Obama to approve Keystone [...]

Facts, Not Excuses, Should Guide Decision on Re-Routed Keystone XL

It’s good to hear that TransCanada has submitted its new application for a presidential permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The application comes just weeks after the Nebraska legislature approved a bill to move forward with a new route in that state that avoids the sensitive Sand Hills region. Even better news would be that the White House, [...]

No More Excuses on Keystone XL

In response to a question about the Keystone XL pipeline back in January, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters: “[I]t is a fallacy to suggest that the president should sign into law something when there isn’t even an alternate route identified in Nebraska …” Carney also said the then-delay in reviewing the project was [...]