10 Nov '11, 11pm

Dot Earth Blog: Keystone Oil Pipeline Decision Moved After Election: A tough pipeline decision by the White Hous...

Dot Earth Blog: Keystone Oil Pipeline Decision Moved After Election: A tough pipeline decision by the White Hous...

Associated Press Pipeline protestors paraded around the White House on Sunday. 11:00 p.m. | Updated below | When in doubt, punt. That’s pretty standard guidance when an administration is facing a politically charged, but deferrable, decision in the run-up to an election. And that’s what the Obama administration did today on the Keystone XL Pipeline, which has been proposed as a way to carry bitumen, a tarry oil precursor, from vast Canadian deposits to American refineries. The core issue, according to the State Department’s statement on delaying its decision, is concern in Nebraska about the potential impact on the Sandhills region of the state (see photo below). The department plans to conduct “an in-depth assessment of potential alternative routes,” while also considering “environmental concerns (including climate change), energy security, economic impacts, and foreign p...

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Keystone Pipeline Decision Could Be Delayed

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Officials and lobbyists say that the Obama administration is preparing to delay a decision on the controversial Keystone X...

Obama Delays Keystone XL Decision for 12-18 Months, Pipeline's Future in Doubt #noKXL

Obama Delays Keystone XL Decision for 12-18 Mon...

treehugger.com 10 Nov '11, 9pm

Clayton Conn, Tar Sands Action via Flickr /CC BY 2.0 In response to mounting public opposition to the $7 billion Keystone ...

WATCH: Robert Redford Thanks President #Obama for Decision on #KeystoneXL Pipeline. #RobertRedford

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ecorazzi.com 11 Nov '11, 12pm

Environmentalists breathed a huge sigh of relief yesterday when President Obama announced that the Keystone XL Pipeline wo...

Keep speaking truth people!!! -#KeystoneXL Dela...

desmogblog.com 10 Nov '11, 9pm

Responding to the (then potential) delay, TransCanada’s chief executive Russ Girling took a threatening tone to the Wall S...

Huge news! Obama admin delays Keystone XL tar-s...

grist.org 10 Nov '11, 7pm

The Obama administration just announced that the Keystone XL tar-sands pipeline will be delayed as it studies a potential ...

President’s Decision on Keystone XL Pipeline Sh...

nrdc.org 10 Nov '11, 9pm

WASHINGTON (November 10, 2011) – Here are statements from Frances Beinecke, president of the Natural Resources Defense Cou...

Our take on the Keystone XL delay announced tod...

foe.org 10 Nov '11, 9pm

Kelly Trout, 202-222-0722, [email protected] ; Nick Berning, 202-222-0748, [email protected] Obama administration delays, expl...

Victory in Keystone XL Pipeline Fight: Obama Ad...

switchboard.nrdc.org 10 Nov '11, 8pm

President Obama took a stand for the people of Nebraska today, and Americans everywhere, when his administration stood up ...

Green Blog: U.S. Plans to Delay Keystone Decisi...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 10 Nov '11, 5pm

Officials and lobbyists say that the Obama administration is preparing to delay a decision on the controversial Keystone X...

U.S. Plans to Delay Keystone Decision, Official...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 10 Nov '11, 5pm

Officials and lobbyists say that the Obama administration is preparing to delay a decision on the controversial Keystone X...

Obama Administration bows to pressure, delays tar sands pipeline via @mongabay

Obama Administration bows to pressure, delays t...

news.mongabay.com 10 Nov '11, 8pm

12,000 surround White House to protest tar sands pipeline (11/07/2011) One year to the day before the 2012 US election, up...

Victory in Keystone XL Pipeline Fight | Care2 C...

care2.com 12 Nov '11, 11am

This news made me happy for about ten minutes and then I read an article on the CBC and the comments, which made me realiz...

New Environmental Review for Keystone XL Tar Sa...

switchboard.nrdc.org 11 Nov '11, 9pm

On November 10, 2011, the State Department announced that it will undertake a new environmental review of the proposed Key...

Obama Stops Keystone XL Pipeline

Obama Stops Keystone XL Pipeline

solarfeeds.com 14 Nov '11, 12am

On November 10, 2011, President Obama stood up for Americans and put the future of the planet ahead of Big Oil. Citing cli...

The People's Voice Wins the Day on Keystone XL ...

switchboard.nrdc.org 10 Nov '11, 8pm

Today, the Obama Administration through the State Department announced a new environmental review of the proposed Keystone...