07 Mar '13, 1pm

Another Hole Poked in Keystone XL Pipeline

Another Hole Poked in Keystone XL Pipeline

The Keystone XL pipeline’s tortuous route to approval took another twist last week, when the U.S. Department of State released a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that seemed to go out of its way to downplay the impact of the pipeline on soil, water and wildlife along its route, to say nothing of the project’s contributions to greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. In the latest development, our friends at Grist.org have pointed out that the document was not produced by the State Department. It was written by a consulting firm under contract with TransCanada, the company that is pushing to build the pipeline.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/03/07/another-hole-poked-in...

Tweets

State Dept.'s Keystone XL report written by Tra...

treehugger.com 07 Mar '13, 4pm

Ben Gemen at The Hill reports that Secretary of State John Kerry wants a decision on the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pi...

State Department Keystone XL Report Actually Wr...

grist.org 06 Mar '13, 10pm

Master Services Agreement between TransCanada and Environmental Resources Management to write Keystone XL Draft Supplement...

'State Department' Keystone XL Report Actually ...

grist.org 06 Mar '13, 9pm

Master Services Agreement between TransCanada and Environmental Resources Management to write Keystone XL Draft Supplement...

Scientists Call on President to Reject the Keys...

350.org 03 Mar '13, 4am

The State Department is expected to soon release its supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) required for the n...

State Department Again Sees No Environmental Barriers to Keystone Pipeline: NYT

State Department Again Sees No Environmental Ba...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 02 Mar '13, 12am

The cover of the latest State Department assessment of environmental impacts of the Keystone XL pipeline project. The Stat...

State Department Keystone XL Report Written By TransCanada Hiree

State Department Keystone XL Report Written By ...

care2.com 09 Mar '13, 11pm

Shocking news. The government has been lying to us. The State Department’s draft environmental impact statement for the pr...

Van Jones: Keystone XL would be 'the Obama Pipe...

grist.org 02 Mar '13, 6pm

Activist and former White House adviser Van Jones came out swinging against the Keystone XL pipeline Friday night on CNN, ...

State Department releases Keystone XL environme...

treehugger.com 04 Mar '13, 4pm

Canada’s oil sands will be developed even if President Obama denies a permit to the pipeline connecting the region to Gulf...

Hey look, another blog post! This one’s about a...

railsmachine.com 08 Mar '13, 2pm

I have a love/hate relationship with the asset pipeline. Ok, it's mostly hate. I applaud what it tries to do, but it takes...

Keystone XL clears big hurdle, gets thumbs-up f...

grist.org 01 Mar '13, 9pm

The new impact statement says that extracting, shipping, refining and burning oil from the tar sands produces more climate...

Keystone XL Pipeline Jobs Vs. 110,00 Green Jobs

cleantechnica.com 12 Mar '13, 12pm

Anti-XL activists, including this one, invariably use the argument that since most of the tar sands product transported fr...

Um, State Dept really screwed up economic analy...

switchboard.nrdc.org 06 Mar '13, 3pm

In its most recent environmental review, the State Department is repeating its argument that the Keystone XL tar sands pip...

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline: Not the Jobs Pl...

switchboard.nrdc.org 09 Mar '13, 4pm

The State Department draft environmental review of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline shows how TransCanada, the American ...

MT

MT

desmogblog.com 12 Mar '13, 12pm

On March 1, the U.S. State Department published its long-awaited Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the TransCanada K...

Live Blogging the Keystone XL Environmental Assessment Release

Live Blogging the Keystone XL Environmental Ass...

desmogblog.com 01 Mar '13, 7pm

A point of clarification for all you tweeters and bloggers out there. This is NOT a final decision on the Keystone XL pipe...