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Obama rejects Keystone pipeline, citing no meaningful boost to economy

Map locating the proposed path of the Keystone pipeline.

November 9, 2015

By Sean Cockerham McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday rejected the Keystone XL pipeline, moving to bolster his environmental legacy after reviewing for seven years what has become the nation’s most heated political dispute over climate change, jobs and...

Senators: Keystone Pipeline Needs Review For Health Impacts

February 27, 2014

McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — Saying the health impact of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline hasn’t been properly explored, two Democratic senators on Wednesday called on the Obama administration and Secretary of State John Kerry to conduct a comprehensive study on the human h...

Tar Sands Seen Flowing To Northeast States If Pipelines Are Built

Tar Sands Seen Flowing To Northeast States If Pipelines Are Built

February 6, 2014

MCT NEWSFEATURES By John H. Cushman Jr. InsideClimate News (MCT) In contrast to regions such as the upper Midwest, the U.S. Northeast’s fuel supply has been nearly free of tar sands crude. That may change in coming years if pipeline expansions sought by Canada’s industry proceed, an envi...

Keystone Pipeline debate held smack dab in the Sandhills

proposed route through Nebraska

Caitlin Wilson, Web Editor

October 6, 2011

September 29th was a pivotal meeting for the Keystone XL pipeline that is proposed to run through the Nebraska Sandhills and many other areas in the heart of the U.S. It was held in Atkinson, Nebraska at the local high school. Atkinson is a small town smack dab in the thick of the Sandhills. It...

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