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Keystone is anti-hydrocarbon zealotry in microcosm

Keystone is anti-hydrocarbon zealotry in microcosm

. By Paul Driessen The Nebraska Public Service Commission (NPSC) recently voted to approve the state’s segment of the 1,200-mile Keystone XL Pipeline. While that would appear to allow construction to move forward, more obstacles loom before KXL can finally bring North Dakota and Canadian crude oil to Texas refineries. Commissioners who voted against approval […]

The Keystone pipeline just spilled another 210,000 gallons of oil

The Keystone pipeline just spilled another 210,000 gallons of oil

Here’s what you need to know about the situation in South Dakota. A pumping station on the Keystone pipeline in Nebraska. shannonpatrick71 Sometime before 6 a.m. local time, operators noticed that pressure had dropped in a pipeline capable of pumping 590,000 barrels of crude oil products every day from Canada down to the Gulf Coast.

The First 100 Days (Trump Briefs: March 25-31/Day 65-71) Week 10

The First 100 Days (Trump Briefs: March 25-31/Day 65-71) Week 10

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, March 25 (Day 65): Ex-President Returns to Community Organizing to Secure Legacy As President Donald Trump  plans to  move forward  with his campaign promises and dismantle the presidential legacy of Barack Obama—the former president is returning to his Saul Alinsky community organizer roots.  Their objective appears to be to block Trump’s […]

Conservative supporters cheer President Trump and Vice President Pence at CPAC

Conservative supporters cheer President Trump and Vice President Pence at CPAC

By Michael Hernandez President Trump:  “We are the future of the Republican Party” “Now you finally have a president, finally.  Took you a long time,” said President Donald J. Trump to his cheering supporters at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland on Friday. President Trump vowed to keep his campaign promises, specifically to […]

Obama rejects request to suspend Keystone pipeline review

Obama rejects request to suspend Keystone pipeline review

  The Obama administration will continue its review of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, rejecting a request from TransCanada to halt its work while legal questions over the project’s route through Nebraska are sorted out. State Department spokesman John Kirby told reporters Wednesday the administration is under no legal obligation to honor TransCanada’s wishes and […]

Keystone XL pipeline project in doubt after builder asks U.S. to suspend permit

Keystone XL pipeline project in doubt after builder asks U.S. to suspend permit

  The company proposing to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked the State Department on Monday to halt indefinitely its ongoing review of the massive project, adding new delays and uncertainties, and possibly ensuring that final word will come from President Obama’s successor. Amid legal challenges in Nebraska – ground zero in the fight […]

Cartoonist Chip Bok on Keystone Environmentalists

Cartoonist Chip Bok on Keystone Environmentalists

Chip Bok, Bokbluster.com     November 24, 2014 In the wake of the midterm shellacking, Louisiana Governor Mary Landrieu wanted to show her constituents that she supports the oil and gas economy her state depends on. So she pushed Harry Reid to bring the Keystone Pipeline bill to the senate floor for a vote. The move seemed […]