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A decision to approve Keystone would ultimately rest with the president.
The U.S. decision on Keystone XL sent a clear message: Tar sands pipeline projects like the ones currently under consideration or subject to litigation in Canada -- TransCanada's Energy East Pipeline, Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Expansion Project, and Enbridge's Northern Gateway Project -- are not the way of the future.
"This is a classic example of politics trumping good policy. President Obama chose politics, in my opinion.''
Vermont environmentalist Bill McKibben spent his elementary-school years in Toronto, during his father's posting as a business journalist.
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks in the Roosevelt Room at the White House with Vice President Joseph 'Joe' Biden, left
First, Keystone XL does NOT "bypass the United States," as the President claimed it did in the earlier statement. A consultants report from IHS Energy found in February that "Canadian crude making its way to the USGC (the US Gulf Coast) will likely be refined there, and most of the refined products are likely to be consumed in the United States."
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama has some less-than-laudatory words for Canada's oil industry in a new example of
WASHINGTON — The Keystone XL pipeline got an emphatic endorsement Monday from a powerful backer of President Barack Obama
''The president's veto of the Keystone jobs bill is a national embarrassment,'' said the top Republican in the House of Representatives
A spokesman wouldn't reveal the president's intentions Monday as the new Republican-dominated Congress prepared legislation