Keystone Pipeline

President Barack Obama speaks to the media about the situation in Ukraine while meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto at the state government palace in Toluca, Mexico, Feb. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama to act on Keystone in next couple of months

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama told governors at a White House meeting Monday that he expects to decide on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada in the next couple of months, two […]

02/24/2014

Keystone Pipeline Project

Keystone XL foes undaunted by State Dept. report

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With yet another obstacle removed for the Keystone XL pipeline, opponents were pressing forward with a lawsuit to challenge the project, public protests and an effort to inject the issue into […]

02/01/2014

Keystone Pipeline Project

Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle

WASHINGTON (AP) – The proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada has cleared a significant hurdle after the State Department raised no major environmental objections to its construction. The department’s report was released Friday. It […]

01/31/2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., smiles as he leaves the floor of the House of Representatives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. The GOP-controlled House passed a bill that would prevent a government shutdown while crippling the health care law that was the signature accomplishment of President Barack Obama's first term,  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

GOP offers smaller budget cuts on debt measure

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are far less ambitious this week in their demands for spending cuts to erase new debt issued to pay the government’s bills than they were during a budget battle two […]

09/23/2013

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Obama takes aim at changing climate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared the debate over climate change and its causes obsolete Tuesday as he announced a wide-ranging plan to tackle pollution and prepare communities for global warming. In a major […]

06/25/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

PROMISES, PROMISES: Climate Change

Slowing the buildup of greenhouse gases responsible for warming the planet is one of the biggest challenges the United States and President Barack Obama face.

03/25/2013

Keystone Pipeline Project

As odds grow long, opponents move to stop pipeline

MARTELL, Neb. (AP) — With a sense of grim determination, a group of unlikely allies has begun gathering at kitchen tables, in churches and along fence rows here to plot what could be the final battle in the four-year conflict over the Keystone XL pipeline.

03/18/2013

Keystone Pipeline Project

TransCanada: Pipeline would not affect climate

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top executive of a Canadian company that has proposed an oil pipeline from western Canada to Texas says the project will have no measurable effect on global warming.

02/19/2013

John Kerry

Kerry: Climate change a ‘life-threatening issue’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling global climate change a “life-threatening issue,” Secretary of State nominee John Kerry said the US must play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming.

01/24/2013

Lisa Jackson, EPA administrator

EPA Administrator Jackson announces resignation

WASHINGTON (AP) — EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, the Obama administration’s chief environmental watchdog, is stepping down after a nearly four years marked by numerous high-profile brawls.

12/27/2012

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