26 Feb '15, 3pm

The Keystone XL Pipeline: Nobody Won

The Keystone XL Pipeline: Nobody Won

It's been a long battle. More than five years of bickering by both sides. A Republican-led Congress took office almost two months ago, and they, along with many Democrats, made the XL Pipeline one of their top priorities. Meanwhile, almost no other issues have been discussed, virtually no other legislation has passed. It's no secret that the approval rating of Congress has hovered around 12 to 15 percent for sometime, and rightfully so. Blame It on the Greens, Blame It on Obama Green groups have been anti-XL from the start. They took issue with, and a stance against, the XL Pipeline and never relented. They cited environmental issues, including potential spills and the fact that the pipeline would pass through active seismic areas and pristine nature preserves. Some environmental concerns are legitimate, some not so much. The Greens also reminded us that there are already ...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2015/02...

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No, Obama did not veto the Keystone XL pipeline

grist.org 25 Feb '15, 7pm

Normal people, who don’t follow every torturous twist and turn in the never-ending Keystone XL saga, would be forgiven for...

No, Obama did not veto the Keystone XL pipeline

grist.org 25 Feb '15, 7pm

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“This veto is conclusive proof that activism works. After four years of rallies, marches, sit-ins, and civil disobedience,...

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inhabitat.com 24 Feb '15, 8pm

The veto—which is only the third of Obama’s presidency—confirms an oft-repeated stance by the President that he will wait ...

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ienearth.org 24 Feb '15, 9pm

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inhabitat.com 24 Feb '15, 4pm

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