Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline BillDefying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
Senate Passes Bill Approving Keystone XL Oil PipelineThe Republican-controlled Senate has passed a bipartisan bill approving construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
No on Keystone Pipeline, But GOP Vows ReplayIn a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night to force completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Republicans vowed to resurrect the controversial issue soon after taking two-house control of Congress in January.
House Votes In Favor Of Keystone Oil Pipeline With Unanimous GOP BackingHouse Votes In Favor Of Keystone Oil Pipeline With Unanimous GOP Support
Safety Regulators Quietly Place Extra Conditions On Keystone XL Pipeline ConstructionSafety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg of the Canada-to-Texas project.
Cornyn: Reid Running Senate 'Like A Dictatorship'A widely popular, bipartisan energy savings bill fell victim in the Senate on Monday to election-year politics and the Obama administration's continued indecision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Reid Blocks Bid By Supporters To Include Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Measure In Energy BillA bid by supporters of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline to force a vote on the controversial project fell apart Wednesday amid partisan bickering over how the vote should be conducted.
Sen. Landrieu: Ukraine Instability Makes Case For Building Keystone PipelineThe head of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee is arguing that instability in Ukraine makes the case for building the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Senator to Obama: Deal With Climate Change on State-By-State Basis, Promote JobsU.S. Sen. Max Baucus is asking President Barack Obama to consider Montana as the administration develops its policy to deal with climate change.
Canadian Official: 'We're Comfortable' Keystone XL Pipeline Will Be ApprovedCanada's natural resources minister said Tuesday he's confident the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline project from Canada to Texas will be approved because it meets President Barack Obama's requirement that it not lead to a significant increase in greenhouse gas emissions.
House Passes GOP Bill To Bypass President To Speed Approval Of Keystone XL Oil PipelineHouse Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Democrats criticized the legislation as a blatant attempt to allow a foreign company to avoid environmental review.
EPA Administrator Jackson Resigns Environmental Protection Agency Administration Lisa Jackson says she's stepping down after nearly four years on the job.