By Cindy Schild In blocking the Keystone XL pipeline, President Obama is blocking the very same jobs and economic opportunity he now lobbies for on behalf of the American middle class. In saying no to the Keystone XL, the president is saying no to working Americans, many of whom helped him win those two elections […]
It’s Time Mr. President. It’s Time to Build the Keystone Pipeline.
Remember this picture?
By Sabrina Fang A picture is really worth a thousand words. Look at this photo of the president, taken on March 22, 2012. He’s standing in front of a pile of pipes in Oklahoma that later would be used to build the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline. And this is what he said […]
A ‘Clean’ Push for the Keystone XL
By Sabrina Fang Over the next several days the Senate is expected to debate legislation advancing the Keystone XL pipeline. The hope is that a “clean” pro-Keystone XL bill will be sent to the president. A number amendments to the legislation may be proposed, but the best course is for a clean, bipartisan bill to […]
Jobs and the Keystone XL
Mark Green (Cross Posted From Energy Tomorrow) As the Keystone XL pipeline debate in Congress continues, working Americans are pushing back against those – including President Obama – who dismiss as “temporary” the jobs the project would support. North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) published an open letter to members of Congress (left) that asks […]
The Facts About the Keystone XL
Mark Green (Cross Posted From Energy Tomorrow) With legislation to advance the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline moving ahead in the Senate, potentially attracting a misguided veto from President Obama, some important numbers: 76 – The number of months Keystone XL has been blocked by the Obama administration. Historically, approvals for cross-border pipeline projects take 18 […]
The Threatened Keystone XL Veto
Mark Green (Cross Posted From Energy Tomorrow) The White House’s newly issued Statement of Administration Policy, announcing that President Obama would veto current, bipartisan congressional legislation to authorize construction of the Keystone XL pipeline does a couple of things. First, it announces that the new era of cooperation between the president and the new Congress […]