Why Doesn’t President Obama Listen to His Own State Department on Keystone XL?

Has President Obama ever read the State Department’s Final Environmental Impact Statement on Keystone XL? If he had, he would know that many of the concerns he has raised about the project have already been answered by his own administration. After six years of study and five environmental impact evaluations, the State Department concluded that […]

Momentum for Keystone XL Surges Ahead of Senate Vote

As the Senate gets ready to vote this evening on a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, support only continues to build.  The latest poll from USA Today shows that “By 60%-25%, those surveyed say Congress and Obama should approve construction of the Keystone pipeline.”  Of course, that’s not surprising considering that poll after […]

Fact Checking Bloomberg’s Attempt to Be Funny

-       A Bloomberg editor published its top “top ten funniest moments” in the Keystone XL delay, which aren’t very humorous and contain a number of errors. -       OSFC is posting its top ten corrections to Bloomberg’s misinformation. -       For the overwhelming number of Americans who want the jobs, economic growth and energy security of the […]

Keystone XL shovel ready six years and counting

Friday, September 19, 2014 marks the six year anniversary of TransCanada’s submission of its application to build the Keystone XL pipeline.  Ahead of that anniversary, Oil Sands Fact Check is releasing an infographic detailing the long history of President Obama’s delay on the pipeline. Keystone XL is as important today as it was six years […]

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 […]

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 […]