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The Canadian Progressive: Sixty Activists Risk Arrest at State Department in Protest of the Keystone XL Pipeline

Sixty activists risked arrest Monday outside the State Dept building in Washington, D.C. during a sit-in and protest over the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline.

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The Canadian Progressive: EPA Trashes State Department’s Positive Evaluation Of Keystone XL

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: The powerful U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seems to be taking its mandate seriously. At least as far as the State Department’s recent evaluation of TransCanada’s…

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The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: 10 KXL Amendment Co-Sponsors Took $8 Million from Fossil Fuel Industry

Average KXL Amendment Co-Sponsor has Taken 2.5 Times More Money from Industry Than Non-Sponsors, New Research Shows By: Oil Change International | Press Release: WASHINGTON – New research from Oil Change International today (March 22) found that the 10 Senators co-sponsoring the pro- Keystone XL Pipeline Amendment (Hoeven Amendment 494) in the Senate […]

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The Canadian Progressive: Petrostate Watch: State Department Keystone XL Assessment Report Written By TransCanada Hiree

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive | Mar 13, 2013: The U.S. government lied to the American people – and the rest of us – about that Keystone XL tar sands pipeline assessment. The State Department’s Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) report on the proposed 875-mile long pipeline, which would ship up to . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Petrostate Watch: State Department Keystone XL Assessment Report Written By TransCanada Hiree

The Canadian Progressive: 5 things you need to know about the State Department’s Keystone XL environmental impact assessment

By: Hannah McKinnon | Published by Environmental Defence on March 2, 2013: When the State Department in the U.S. released a draft environmental impact assessment of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline on Friday, reaction across the continent was fast and furious. Here are a few key things that you need to know about this . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: 5 things you need to know about the State Department’s Keystone XL environmental impact assessment

The Canadian Progressive: State Department’s Keystone XL Project Review Upsets Environmentalists

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive | March 2, 2013: Environmentalists have soundly condemned the U.S. State Department’s Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) report on TransCanada Corp’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The report, released Friday, concluded that the proposed 875-mile long pipeline, which would ship up to 830,000 barrels of Canada‘s dirty tar . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: State Department’s Keystone XL Project Review Upsets Environmentalists

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Why the U.S. Won’t Allow Dying Iranian Sociologist to Join His Family

by Cora Currier | ProPublica Dr. Rahmatollah Sedigh Sarvestani is dying. The Iranian sociologist, recently retired from a long teaching career at the University of Tehran, suffers from prostate cancer and a pelvic tumor. With his kidneys failin… . . . → Read More: Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Why the U.S. Won’t Allow Dying Iranian Sociologist to Join His Family

DeSmogBlog: Warren Buffett Exposed: The Oracle of Omaha and the Tar Sands

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On January 23, Bloomberg News reported Warren Buffett's Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF), owned by his lucrative holding company Berkshire Hathaway, stands to benefit greatly from President Barack Obama’s recent cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline. 

If built, TransCanada's Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline would carry tar sands crude, or bitumen . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Warren Buffett Exposed: The Oracle of Omaha and the Tar Sands

DeSmogBlog: Inspector General To Investigate Keystone XL Conflicts

Hillary-farmer.png NRDC's Switchboard blog reports that the Inspector General will investigate the conflicts of interest and incompetence surrounding the Keystone XL pipeline permitting proce… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Inspector General To Investigate Keystone XL Conflicts

DeSmogBlog: Harry Reid to Hillary Clinton: Drop Keystone XL Pipeline Plan

NV_HarryReid.jpg Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline have gained a new ally in the fight to prevent this disastrous oil boondoggle from moving forward: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D&ndas… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Harry Reid to Hillary Clinton: Drop Keystone XL Pipeline Plan

DeSmogBlog: Keystone XL Lobbyists Web of Corruption Infographic

Now that the web of Keystone XL tar sands industry lobbyists connected to Hillary Clinton has grown far beyond Paul Elliott, DeSmogBlog, Oil Change International, The Other 98% and Friends of the Earth have produced a new white board infographic t… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Keystone XL Lobbyists Web of Corruption Infographic

DeSmogBlog: Hillary Clinton’s Keystone XL Crony Lobbyists Problem

Hillary Keystone XL pipeline.png Hillary Clinton and the State Department have the final word on whether to approve the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, unless President Obama intervenes. The infl… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Hillary Clinton’s Keystone XL Crony Lobbyists Problem

DeSmogBlog: Koch Brothers Dishonest About Keystone XL, Tar Sands Interest

Kochtopus money bags.png On the heels of a 21-page investigative article by ​Bloomberg ​Magazine​, which covered the high crimes and misdemeanors of the Koch Brothers, Koch Industries,… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Koch Brothers Dishonest About Keystone XL, Tar Sands Interest

DeSmogBlog: State Department Emails Reveal Cozy Relationship With TransCanada Lobbyist

Hillary-Keystone XL.png Friends of the Earth today released "deeply disturbing" emails obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request illustrating "pro-pipeline bias and com… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: State Department Emails Reveal Cozy Relationship With TransCanada Lobbyist

DeSmogBlog: Friends of the Earth Asks Justice Department To Investigate TransCanada lobbyist Paul Elliott

Elliott-Clinton.png Friends of the Earth today filed a request with the U.S. Department of Justice [PDF] asking the DOJ to investigate whether Paul Elliott, the notorious TransCanada tar sands lo… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Friends of the Earth Asks Justice Department To Investigate TransCanada lobbyist Paul Elliott

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Hillary Clinton’s State Department Oil Services and the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline [VIDEO]

Hillary Clinton State Dept Oil Services Keystone XL.png With over 700 people arrested so far in the Keystone XL tar sands action taking place at the Obama White House, and widespread distrust and… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog – Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Hillary Clinton’s State Department Oil Services and the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline [VIDEO]

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Action Page

Tar Sands by Robert van Waarden.png Below is a compilation of fact sheets, information resources and action items from environmental groups, governments and other groups surrounding the Keystone … . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog – Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Action Page

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: New Infographic Shows how Keystone Pipelines are ‘Built to Spill’

r-KEYSTONE1-mediumvariable.jpg TransCanada claims their pipelines are the safest in the continent. And the State Department seems inclined to agree having released their Final Environmental Impac… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog – Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: New Infographic Shows how Keystone Pipelines are ‘Built to Spill’

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Breaking: State Department Calls Keystone XL Environmental Impact "Limited," Ignoring Evidence

stop-tar-sands.jpg The State Department just released their Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The 27-page document does not flag any significant en… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog – Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Breaking: State Department Calls Keystone XL Environmental Impact "Limited," Ignoring Evidence

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: NY Times Editorial Urges Obama Administration To Reject Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

ObamaKXL_beach_200x167_0.gif The New York Times editorial today calls on the State Department and President Obama to reject the disastrous Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, which it correctly label… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog – Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: NY Times Editorial Urges Obama Administration To Reject Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline